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Composing for Jazz Orchestra
Overview

This class explores composition and arrangement for the large jazz ensemble from 1920s foundations to current postmodern practice. Consideration given to a variety of styles and to the interaction of improvisation and composition. Study of works by Basie, Ellington, Evans, Gillespie, Golson, Mingus, Morris, Nelson, Williams, and others. Open rehearsals, workshops, and performances of student compositions by the MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble and the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra.

Course Authors

Dr. Mark Harvey

  • Course Level: Under Grad
  • Subject: Arts and Architecture
  • Fees: TBA
  • Language: English
  • Certificate: Available
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