42 Blue and Red Make Purple: A Concert with Jennifer Gasoi (2)

Québec
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Improv Centre
$17 / $9.50

Don't expect your young ones to sit still at this event! Blue and Red Make Purple is a unique book and CD combination that takes young readers on a musical tour with jazz singer Jennifer Gasoi and her musical friends. The colourful picture book features lyrics to songs that highlight the history, instruments and unique characteristics of many different musical genres, like the blues or Dixieland jazz or Cajun. While there will be lots for kids to learn, it will be in the midst of a whole lot of fun. Jennifer Gasoi is the first Canadian children's entertainer to win a Grammy. The Waterfront will rock!Don't expect your young ones to sit still at this event! Blue and Red Make Purple is a unique book and CD combination that takes young readers on a musical tour with jazz singer Jennifer Gasoi and her musical friends. The colourful picture book features lyrics to songs that highlight the history, instruments and unique characteristics of many different musical genres, like the blues or Dixieland jazz or Cajun. While there will be lots for kids to learn, it will be in the midst of a whole lot of fun. Jennifer Gasoi is the first Canadian children's entertainer to win a Grammy. The Waterfront will rock!

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Suitable for Grades 2-4

Book:

  • Blue and Red Make Purple, Jennifer Gasoi

Curriculum Connections: 

  • Reading & Listening.

Activities: 

Jennifer Gasoi’s book Blue and Red Make Purple introduces young readers to various musical instruments from around the world. Building on this, have students choose a musical instrument and do some basic internet research to uncover its history, origin, materials and sound, and write a short report.