Players Needed: 21st Century Grooves Ensemble
David Fiuczynski Summer 2015 ensemble
"21st Century grooves" needs players:
elec. or upright bass, strings, keys, gtr, percussion & horns,
electronic keyboard drummer
ENFF-326-002 Improv 21st-Century Grooves (monday 4-6pm - Advanced small band)
will mix easy odd time signatures, current beats and unusual modes and harmonies in a jazz improv context. The purpose of this class is to bridge the divide between jazz harmonies and groove vamps by combining both. Furthermore, heavy emphasis is on melodic development techniques. By the end of this class you will have a working knowledge in various styles and preferably new beat ideas that YOU introduce!!!
Partial composition list interpreted in different styles: Syrinx (Debussy) – 32nd note hihat beat in 7/4, Millennium Bomb (Andy Milne) swung funk 9/4, Moonring (Fiuczynski) 2step in 6/4, Cdim, Almond Pear (Fiuczynski) – House groove in 5/4, Glyd#6#9 and B13b9, Miles Beyond (Mahavishnu), The Prophet (Eric Dolphy as recorded by Joachim Kuhn) – a “free” groove, and more.....
student compositions encouraged and welcome!!!
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