* MUS 320 (LA) P/D/F Only
Jazz Performance Practice in Historical and Cultural Context
ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION OR INTERVIEW. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION REQUIRED.
Sample reading list:
McDonnell, Patrick, Krazy Kat: The Comic Art of George Herriman
Pollack, Howard, Skyscraper Lullaby: The Life and Music of John Carpenter
Orledge, Robert, Debussy and the Theater
Dahl, Linda, Morning Glory: A Biography of Mary Lou Williams
Kernodle, Tammy, Soul on Soul: The Life and Music of Mary Lou Williams
Berton, Ralph & Hentoff, Nat, Remembering Bix: A Memoir of the Jazz Age
See instructor for complete list
Preparation of pieces in the repertoire, music listening assignments, and research assignments. Student will be exposed to the unique performance practices related to the repertoire covered in the course. They will also be presented with a variety of performance assignments and will be expected to prepare this material for rehearsal sessions and performances.
Class/Precept Participation - 50%
Other (See Instructor) - 50%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Application and permission of the instructors..
Instrumentation for ensembles will draw from those found in the symphonic orchestra and jazz big band.
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