Fabulous Leopard Percussionists Hit the Spot

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Fabulous Leopard Percussionists Hit the Spot
Jazz Education Journal
34
1
68-70
2001/07
eng
0730-9791
Profiles the Fabulous Leopard Percussionists, a group of about 40 kids, ages 7 to 11, at Martin Luther King Jr.
Elementary School in Louisville, Kentucky. Presents comments from teacher Diane Downs on how the project
began. States that the group has appeared at gigs nationwide, from music educator conferences to charity
benefits to the Kentucky Derby Festival. Describes a few of their performances and notes that several notable
guest artists have sat in with them. Comments on Downs' teaching methods and describes how the students learn
the music that they perform.
Théorie et analyse musicales, pédagogie , Éducation