Bucket Drum Lesson 8 – Dance Fun!

Concepts:

In this lesson you will

  • learn to play along with the song Dance Fun – AND the song Dance Monkey!

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can read and play rhythms on bucket drums

Teaching Procedure

1 Practice Exercise 1

Practice Exercise 1

Practice the exercise until you are very confident.
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2 Practice Exercise 2

Practice Exercise 2

Practice the exercise until you are very confident.
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3 Practice Exercise 3

Practice Exercise 3

Practice the exercise until you are very confident.
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4 Try the entire piece, "Dance Fun"

Try the entire piece, "Dance Fun"

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5 Play with the song, "Dance Monkey"

Play with the song, "Dance Monkey"

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Discussion Questions: How does music from popular culture reflect the past and influence the present.
Where do you think pop music came from? (See History of Jazz Unit)
How does pop music influence our lives?
What do you think music will be like in the future?