Jazz Workshop: Small Ensembles

  • Jazz Combo
  • Students in the Jazz Workshop perform in Brechemin Auditorium.
    Students in the Jazz Workshop perform in Brechemin Auditorium.
  • Jazz Workshop
  • Scenes from the 2010 Improvised Music Project Festival

For Autumn 2020, this course is open to Jazz Studies majors only.

Jazz Workshop - MUSEN – 345

Course description, Autumn 2020: 

Jazz Workshop (online): students will engage in a variety of work including small group home-recording projects (asynchronous), recording techniques, composition, focused listening and analysis, and guest seminars.  Students will be assigned small groups at the beginning of the quarter - no audition needed.  Groups may change throughout the quarter on a project-by-project basis.  

Course description, traditionally:

An ensemble approach to the teaching of jazz improvisation and ear training, designed to develop skills and knowledge of playing in a jazz combo. Students in Jazz Workshop participate in performances held over two consecutive nights each quarter in Brechemin Auditorium.

Course is completely online in Autumn 2020. Rehearsals are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30 – 3:20 pm

No auditions for Autumn 2020. More Info