Survey of Woodwind Styles

Course Number
PFSS-381
Description
The analysis of the history of woodwind instruments (saxophone, flute, clarinet) in jazz. Emphasis is placed on the various styles of major players. The study of woodwind players including Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker, Cannonball Adderley, Lester Young, John Coltrane, Eric Dolphy, Frank Wess, Andy Kirk, Benny Goodman, John LaPorta, Gerry Mulligan, and others, through tapes, articles, and transcriptions.
Credits
2
Prerequisites
None
Required Of
Woodwind principal PERF majors
Electable By
All
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring
Location
Boston
Department
WWND
Course Chair
Walter Smith
Taught By
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