This vibrant set of 48 posters covers 24 of our most well-known male and female Jazz musicians. Perfect for use during Jazz Appreciation Month, or for teaching about black history and female representation in the Jazz genre. There are many ways to utilize this poster set; use them as part of a bulletin board; reference wall; for centers activities; and even handouts.
Each musician has two posters associated with him or her: Title Page (includes the name and a graphic of the musician)and Fact Page (includes information about the musician’s birth and/or death, associated genres, and titles of the works for which he or she is most known. The fact page also comes in a handout version with a placeholder for a student’s name. Also included is a fact sheet with blanks for students to complete. With all options, this set includes over 70 pages!
Male Musicians Include: Art Tatum; Charles Mingus; Miles Davis; Johnny Hartman; Thelonious Monk; Nat King Cole; Dizzy Gillespie; Duke Ellington; Louis Armstrong; John Coltrane; Art Blakey; Charlie Parker
Female Musicians Include:Nina Simone; Mary Lou Williams; Alice Coltrane; Nancy Wilson; Ella Fitzgerald; Etta James; Terri Lyne Carrington; Melba Liston; Billie Holiday; Bessie Smith.