Tęcza nut (an interconnective approach to early music education through jazz in Poland)
My final project, Tęcza nut which is Polish for (Rainbow of notes): an interconnective approach to early music education through Jazz in Poland is an educational initiative directed for kids ages 6 - 8. The goal of the project is to teach through music, meaning that music is the vehicle through which kids learn lessons about other subjects such as math, geography, language, and values, as well as to introduce children to jazz. The process of creating this project has involved research on the influence of music in the development of childhood, selecting songs from the Polish tradition, creating innovative, jazz-influenced arrangements, writing new lyrics with an educational perspective, and finally performing and recording a selection of these songs. By introducing children to the melodies of their country in a way that is informative, interesting, and reflective of the jazz aesthetic, they will not only be internalizing elements of their national culture, they will also be exposed to important intellectual and musical concepts that will help enrich their lives.
Masternak, Malwina, "Tęcza nut (an interconnective approach to early music education through jazz in Poland)" (2019). Global Jazz. 74.