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Shawna Manhart

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Current Jazz Instrumentalist Feature-Mary Halvorson

Mary Halvorson - All About Jazz describes Mary Halvorson as “the most impressive guitarist of her generation.” With an aesthetic firmly planted in the avant-garde, she has led over 20 albums with her distinctive tone & melodic approach. (https://www.sfjazz.org/onthecorner/10-rising-female-instrumentalists/) 1. Tap 2. Watch the video of Mary Holverson's "Dragon's Head." 3. Using the tool, answer the following questions in the box provided on the template: * What instrument does Mary Halvorson play? * Describe the music you are hearing, the instruments you see/hear, and the setting of the video. * What does "avante garde" mean? (Open Google in a separate tab. Use your own words to explain the definition.) 4. Tap when you are done. Make sure you see "Waiting for Teacher Approval" before logging off. Thank you!

8th Grade, 7th Grade, 6th Grade, Music
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