The Music of Charles Mingus Ensemble
The Music of Charles Mingus ensemble will study and perform seminal work form legendary jazz bassist Charles Mingus. In this course, students will participate in weekly supervised rehearsals. Students will gain ensemble performance experience, including playing complex arrangements, intonation, phrasing, blending, and articulation. Emphasis will be given to hearing and expressing your musical ideas with stylistic integrity, as well as melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic accuracy.