The Music of the Yellowjackets

Course Number
HR-355
Description

A study of the music of this popular jazz fusion ensemble. Students will analyze original manuscripts and transcribed scores to discover the variety of harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic concepts used that make the music unique, and will write tunes that demonstrate their understanding of these elements. Selected compositions will be performed by the Yellowjackets Ensemble, ENFF-325.

Credits
2
Prerequisites
HR-212
Required Of
None
Electable By
All
Major Elective for
Jazz Composition
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring
Location
Boston
Department
HARM
Course Chair
George Russell Jr.
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