Improvisation in the Latin/Jazz Idiom

Course Number
PSIM-341
Description

Performance and analysis of Latin/jazz music and related song forms. The class will include analysis of source music and its influence on contemporary composers and performers in the idiom. Concentration on samba, calypso, bossa nova, and contemporary Latin grooves. Some of the musicians discussed are Claudio Roditi, Clare Fischer, Chick Corea, and Paquito D'Rivera. The class will include a rhythm section plus varied instrumentation and will perform in a recital at the end of the semester.

Credits
2
Prerequisites
Overall ensemble rating 4
Electable By
All
Required Of
None
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring
Location
Boston Campus
Department
PERF
Course Chair
Karen Bell

Get More Information

By requesting information from Berklee, you will receive emails about our educational programs, student resources, facilities, and more based on your selections.