Composing for Jazz Orchestra - Audio Classes
By Mark Harvey
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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.
||Lecture 16: Gil Evans and Miles Davis collaborations||--||12/2/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Lecture 17: George Russell and modal jazz||--||12/2/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Lecture 18: Afro-Cuban music and bebop||--||12/2/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Lecture 20: Postmodern Approaches||--||12/2/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Lecture 21: Soundpainting class with Walter Thompson||--||12/11/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Event 10: Soundpainting workshop with FJE and Walter Thompson||--||12/11/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Spring 2009 event: with Walter Thompson and Mark Harvey||--||12/11/2009||Free||View in iTunes|