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Lesson Plans

1. Teacher Resource

2. Teacher Resource - Units

3. Character Map

4. Chapter Questions for Now's The Time

5. Now's The Time debate topics

6. Responding To Jazz

7. Did's Trumpet--Creative Expression

8. Now's The Time Essay Topic and research paper

9. Now's The Time Lyrics

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Bebop music links and info

The Hardbop Homepage:
Smithsonian jazz:
Jazzitude's jazz history:
Jazz Profiles:
Jazz Lives:

Clifford Brown, De-Dah:
Clifford Brown, Delilah:
Clifford Brown, Jordu:
Hank Mobley, Soul Station:
Hank Mobley, Uh-Huh:
Hank Mobley, Funk in Deep Freeze:
Miles and Trane, Freddie Freeloader:
Coltrane's Central Park West with footage of the park:
Lou Donaldson's Blues Walk:

The time Earl Wilson "Uncle Tom'd" Bird and Dizzy on TV (and they played their self respect through their horns):
Lee Morgan and Benny Golson blow a tribute to Brownie (written by Golson), I Remember Clifford:
Miles and Trane, So What:
Monk's Round Midnight:
Monk's Blue Monk: