Brazilian Bass Lab

Course Number
ILBS-262
Description

This is an instrumental lab for bassists that focuses on the Brazilian styles of bossa nova, samba, partido alto, chorinho, and afoxé. Weekly assignments will cover a wide range of Brazilian music repertoire, including bass lines and melodies. Students will be exposed to reading in 2/4, 4/4, and cut-time meters, as well as Brazilian percussion instruments and their patterns.

Credits
1
Prerequisites
Overall ensemble rating 3
Electable By
Bass principals
Required Of
None
Semesters Offered
Spring Only
Location
Boston Campus
Department
BASS
Course Chair
Steve Bailey

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