This custom-made "Silver Flair" trumpet belonged to renowned trumpeter, bandleader, and composer
Grade Range: K-4
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 15 minutes
Date Posted: 3/22/2012
Follow simple directions to make a musical instrument, then try out some "call and response" jazz rhythms. Part of an OurStory module entitled Duke Ellington and Jazz, this activity includes links to instructions to make a drum or “sound-sandwich,” discussion prompts, and background information. OurStory is designed to help children and adults explore history together through the use of children's literature, museum collections, and hands-on activities.