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MUS 156LAB Jazz Ensemble: Big Band


Traditional big band consisting of a reed section (saxes with some doubles on flute and clarinet), a brass section (trumpets and trombones), and a rhythm section (piano, guitar, bass, drums and vibes). The band studies and performs repertoire from the early big band swing period to today's big band contemporary and fusion sounds. Emphasis is on ensemble playing as well as improvisational soloing.

Credits: 2
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Published: Sep 13, 2021 15:02:55