21M.442 MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble

Class Info

Designed for instrumentalists dedicated to the analysis, performance, and recording of traditional and contemporary jazz ensemble compositions. Instrumentation includes saxophones, trumpets, trombones, piano, guitar or vibraphone, bass, percussion and occasionally french horn, double reeds, and strings. Provides opportunities to work with professional jazz artists and perform commissioned works by recognized jazz composers. Experience in improvisation preferred but not required. Admission by audition.

This class has no prerequisites.

21M.442 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by F. Harris.

Lecture occurs 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 14W-111.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 21M.442 was rated 6.9 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Festival Jazz Ensemble site or on the 21M.442 Stellar site.

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