Acoustic Blues

ENRT-201
Credits: 
1
Prerequisites: 
Overall ensemble rating 3
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 Acoustic Blues ensemble will meet weekly for a supervised rehearsal. The ensemble is open to voice, guitar, bass, piano, drums, violin, and mandolin principals. In this class students will focus on the development and performance of traditional and modern acoustic blues repertoire. Materials covered include the work of pre-war, post-war and modern acoustic blues artists like Robert Johnson, Skip James, Sonny Boy Williamson, Son House, Bessie Smith, the Mississippi Sheiks, Sippie Wallace, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Taj Mahal, Eric Clapton, Keb' Mo', Bonnie Raitt, and The Derek Trucks Band. This performing ensemble will play various showcases for the Berklee American Roots Program.

Department: 
ENS
Course chair: 
Sean Skeete
Taught By