This ensemble encompasses the style characteristics, performance requirements, rehearsal, and performance of blues and rock music. Students will be asked to write charts for various blues and rock styles. In this course, students will participate in weekly supervised rehearsals. Students will gain experience in performing music from the era that defined the style. Emphasis will be given to stylistic integrity, as well as melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic accuracy. Classes will present an end-of-semester final performance.