Bass in the Free Improvisation Idiom
Offered - Fall, Spring
Course number - PSBS-375
Development of a personal approach to improvisation through application of motivic development, harmolodic phrasing, and descriptive imagery through musical expression: dynamics, emotions, colors, shapes, and textures. Study of techniques found in the music of Ornette Coleman, Eric Dolphy, Lester Bowie, Charlie Haden, Cecil McBee, Sun Ra, Cecil Taylor, John Scofield, Dave Holland, and other improvisers.
Course Chair: Steve Bailey
Prerequisites: Overall ensemble rating 4 or PIBS-212
Required of: None
Electable by: Bass principals