Afro-Cuban Piano Montunos Ensemble

ENPN-246
Credits: 
1
Prerequisites: 
ILPN-112 and ILPN-122, or overall ensemble 2
Electable by: 
Piano principals
Required of: 
None
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring
Location: 
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

This course emphasizes rhythmic aspects and the historical context of Afro-Cuban piano montunos. Harmonic vocabulary includes triads and sixth chords in inversions, and A and B standard jazz voicings for major, minor, and dominant seventh chords. Harmonic contexts used in class encompass one chord, I-IV-V-VI-I progression and variations, and standard jazz tunes. All examples are in duple meter.

Department: 
PIANO
Course chair: 
Tony Germain
Taught By