Adv.Rhythmic Concepts Ensemble
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Department: Performance
Course Number: JPER 4588
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Description:
This ensemble will focus on performance by students of concepts from the Rhythmic Analysis level 2A and 2B classes, in a practical playing context. We will work on playing rhythmic superimpositions, metric modulations, odd meters, changing meters, and cross-rhythms on our instruments, using original music by the instructor and ensemble members, as well as blues, standards, and originals by other jazz composers, where appropriate. Improvisation in solos, accompaniment, and ensemble work will all be used to further mastery.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Rhythm 2B or placement, plus audition at the instructor's discretion.
Restrictions:

College

Open to Lang/Jazz BA/BFA students.

Open to School of Jazz & Contemp Music students.

Level

Open to Undergraduate students.