Blues Ensemble
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Department: Performance
Course Number: JPER 4530
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Jazz
The blues is the foundation of almost all jazz. This course enables students to understand the blues in its many guises, to interpret the blues with feeling, and to apply its patterns and moods to their own improvisation.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
By audition, at the instructor's discretion.


Open to Lang/Jazz BA/BFA students.

Open to School of Jazz & Contemp Music students.


Open to Undergraduate students.