Improvisation in the Jazz-Rock/Fusion Idioms

Course Number
PSIM-335
Description

Performance and analysis of jazz-rock/fusion music. Improvisational and compositional techniques will be discussed. Some of the major players and groups analyzed will be the Yellowjackets, Michael Brecker, David Sanborn, and Chick Corea. This class will perform original compositions in an end-of-the-semester final performance.

Credits
2
Prerequisites
Overall ensemble rating 4
Required Of
None
Electable By
All B.M. and P.D. students
Major Elective for
Performance
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location
Boston
Department
PERF
Course Chair
Karen Bell
Taught By
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