R&B, Funk, and Smooth Jazz Saxophone Styles

Course Number
ILWD-318
Description

The analysis of saxophone styles in the R&B lineage including players associated with smooth jazz, funk, blues, soul jazz, acid jazz, soul, pop, and fusion styles. Emphasis is placed on the various styles of major players including Earl Bostic, Grover Washington Jr., Red Prysock, Hank Crawford, David Sanborn, King Curtis, Kirk Whalum, Junior Walker, Maceo Parker, Tom Scott, Michael Brecker, Andy Snitzer, Gerald Albright, Ed Calle and others, through in-class playing, recordings, and transcriptions.

Credits
1
Prerequisites
None
Required Of
None
Electable By
All
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring
Location
Boston
Department
WWND
Course Chair
Walter Smith
Taught By
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