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History of Jazz: Flex Version (Ages 10-14)

In this 18-week series of online, pre-recorded flex classes, students will explore the History of Jazz from research based around written and analytic assignments on topics such as Louis Armstrong, the Swing Era, Cool Jazz, and R&B and Latin Jazz, all taught within an online music class environment taught from the Music & Language Learning Center by Kristine Dizon.
Music & Language Learning Center by Kristine Dizon
596 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
No live meetings
Over 18 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" course work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times


Sat, Dec 10

Dec 10, 2022 – Apr 8, 2023 (18 weeks)
Flexible Time

Wed, Dec 14

Dec 14, 2022 – Apr 19, 2023 (18 weeks)
Flexible Time

Wed, Dec 14

Dec 14, 2022 – Apr 5, 2023 (18 weeks)
Flexible Time
Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

Learning Goals
This course is an introduction to the American musical tradition known as "Jazz." Topics for study and discussion will include: 
1. Musical instruments and performance techniques 
2. Singing styles and related vocal techniques
3. Genres and forms
4. Aspects of culture, society, history and geography as they relate to this music as practiced primarily in the United States since about 1900. 

In addition to learning about this music and the people who made and used it, you will also: 
1. Improve your critical listening skills. 
2. Acquire a basic vocabulary for describing music.
3. Develop your communication skills by writing about music.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.

Offered by

Music & Language Learning Center by Kristine Dizon
Lives in the United States
We help students of all levels develop their confidence in learning languages and a genuine love for music.
596 total reviews
729 completed classes

About Us

Hello, there! My name is Kristine Dizon and I'm the CEO & Founder of the 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰 & 𝗟𝗮𝗻𝗴𝘂𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗖𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿. I am also the course director and curriculum writer. The MLLC was a result of combining my passions for music and language through my... 
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