Category Archives: The Jungle

Issue 143: Welcome to the Jungle

I admit it – I can only watch Dr Who with my back to the television. ESPECIALLY when there are Cybermen. Which is why this issue of The Music Jungle was being written while the rest of the family were … Continue reading

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Issue 142: Welcome to the Jungle

Welcome – or should I say “Welcome Back”? I’ve had one thing after another through the whole of October, and updating the Music Jungle has been right at the back of the list. I guess that’s what happens in the Autumn … Continue reading

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Issue 140: Welcome to The Jungle

Ugh. My first full week of teaching this term. I was ready for an early night by Friday! That’s not “Ugh” because I don’t like the teaching, I hasten to add, but “Ugh” because I’m feeling a bit stunned by the … Continue reading

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139: Welcome to The Jungle

  I was on a two-day staff training event last week, with a lot of good input on the new music curriculum, assessment, and instrument specific sessions (keyboard and piano in my case) My notebook is full of inspirational quotations, … Continue reading

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139: Relax. You know you need to.

  I discovered this on twitter. Pure genius. https://www.google.co.uk/#q=dalek+relaxation Are you feeling better now? I suppose you could use it to discuss how you choose timbre to create a mood or effect, if you wanted to have an excuse for … Continue reading

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Issue 138: Welcome to The Jungle

Autumn has arrived – was that the wettest August Bank Holiday on record? Probably not, but it must have been a close contender! One more week, and then we are into the fray. Here are my Wider Opportunities Ukulele plans, in … Continue reading

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Issue 137: Welcome to the Jungle

We were away last week staying near Shrewsbury, in an isolated cottage with no television, no radio, and no signal! But here I am, back in the land of internet and wi-fi, and here’s another issue of the jungle.

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Issue 137: The history of music with kittens

Now that we are required to teach the history of music, here’s some help: http://www.classicfm.com/discover/music/music-cats-gifs/ I bet you laugh at least once.

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