Vocal Improvisation Ensemble, Jazz
Offered - Fall, Spring, Summer
Course number - ENVC-142
An intermediate ensemble for vocalists focusing on improvisation in the jazz idiom. Topics include articulation and groove, melodic and rhythmic phrasing, embellishments, using tone colors, hearing basic instrumental patterns, blues patterns, vamps, turnarounds, and II-V progressions.
Course Chair: Anne Peckham
Prerequisites: Overall ensemble rating 2
Required of: None
Electable by: Voice principals