This hands-on class takes students on a chronological journey through funk keyboards and explores the styles of groundbreaking players, essential recordings, and instrumental sounds and techniques. There will be a special focus on Bernie Worrell, who passed away in 2016, in honor of his profound and lasting musical impact on funk keyboardists. Materials provided by instructor. Prerequisites: familiarity with major, minor, and 7th chords; basic music-reading ability.
4/4 – 6/6 (10 weeks)
Jennifer Jolly • $395