Caribbean Music

ENGB-301
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
Overall ensemble rating 5
Electable by: 
All
Required of: 
None
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location: 
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

The Caribbean Music ensemble introduces students to a variety of Caribbean styles, including soca, calypso, zouk, merengue, bachata, cumbia, reggaeton, salsa, and other music from across the Caribbean diaspora. This course prepares students for a performance experience. Songs may be selected from across genres, and are taught methodically through listening, analysis, interpretation, and improvisation. Song are discussed and selected on the first day of class. Students are coached on performing and learn the nuances of this genres based on its particular roots in regional African music by country.

Department: 
ENS
Course chair: 
Sean Skeete