The Piano Style of Thelonious Monk Ensemble
Offered - Fall
Course number - ENPN-353
An ensemble for piano principals emphasizing the melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, and compositional innovations of Thelonious Monk. Studies will include listening and analysis of recordings; performance of transcriptions; and detailed analysis of Monk's compositional and improvisational techniques, including his harmonic and rhythmic innovations and treatment of standard tunes.
Course Chair: Stephany Tiernan
Prerequisites: Ensemble rating 5555
Required of: None
Electable by: Piano principals