Walkin’ with Trane
Raise Your Voice
Four dancers on a stage doing an exaggerated walk step
Urban Bush Women
https://www.urbanbushwomen.org/

Date

February 1, 2016

Grades

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Music/Music Composition, Social Justice, Dance/Movement, English Language Arts (ELA)

This K-12 Teacher Guide from our multi-tiered residency with the dance company Urban Bush Women in the Fall of 2015 and late Winter 2016, links to the FirstWorks Raise Your Voice initiative to amplify diverse voices and celebrate difference through the performing arts. This world-renowned dance company created an homage to John Coltrane. The downloadable guide below provides a foundation for teachers to share this seminal work with their students through music and dance.

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