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Bluegrass in Alabama: A Conversation with Jake Landers

Video Overview
Jake Landers is the artist featured in this video. He talks about his Alabama roots, the roots of bluegrass music and his songwriting career. Jake is recognized worldwide as one of bluegrass music’s finest songwriters - having penned such classics as “Secret of the Waterfall,” “The Girl I Love” and “The Last Request”.
Alabama Course of Study

Arts Education (2006)
Music

Grade 4

10.) Identify theme and variations in musical selections.
13.) Recognize styles of twentieth-century music.
Examples: jazz, pop, country

Grade 5
13.) Recognize vocal timbre as soprano, alto, tenor, or bass.

Grades 6-8
12.) Identify the relationship of American music to American history.
Example: "We Shall Overcome" as a symbol of the Civil Rights Movement
 13.) Identify characteristic differences in music of various cultures.
Examples: Western music based on diatonic scale, music of the Far East based on pentatonic scale
• Identifying instruments unique to a specific culture
Examples: bagpipe--Scottish, talking drums--African
• Identifying ensembles unique to a specific culture
Examples:
- jazz band--American,
- mariachi band--Mexican,
- steel drums--Jamaican
 
 
 
 
 

 

More Episodes OF Alabama's Musical Heritage and Culture

IQ Leaning Network

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Education Sponsors

IQ Learning Network
  • Alpha Foundation
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
  • Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
Web-Interactive Field Trips
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Publix
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Publix
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting