Mingus Ensemble
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Department: Performance
Course Number: JPER 4580
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Jazz
Charles Mingus, one of the most important composers/band leaders in Jazz history, contributed much to the formation of modern Jazz. This class is devoted to listening, analysis and performance of Mingus’ compositions. Attention will be focused on capturing the experimental spirit of the Mingus Jazz Workshop.
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 Jazz students.


Open to Undergraduate students.