Jazz Rhythm Section Accompaniment Skills

Course Number
PSIJ-426
Description

This course is for intermediate- to advanced-level rhythm section players who seek to improve their accompaniment skills by studying and playing transcriptions of recordings by classic jazz master rhythm sections from the 1950s and 1960s. The course will focus on the rhythm section styles played by the bands of Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, and various Blue Note artists.

Credits
2
Prerequisites
Written approval of instructor and course chair
Required Of
None
Electable By
Acoustic bass, drum set, guitar, and piano principals
Major Elective for
Performance
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location
Boston
Department
PERF
Course Chair
Karen Bell
Taught By
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