Posted in 3rd Grade, 4th and 5th Grade, Movement Activities, Singing

Swing Music and Swing Dancing

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Students in third and fourth grade are learning about swing music and singing the song “Pumpkin Jack” which is a song in a swing style!  Swing music is a music that developed in America in the 1930s.  Swing music uses a strong rhythm section of double bass and drums and features brass instruments such as trumpets and trombones and woodwind instruments such as saxophones.  It also has a great beat to dance to, swing dancing is still popular today!

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