The World Groove Ensemble emphasizes the overall groove and how everyone fits in together. The New Orleans & Louisiana ensemble may include New Orleans R&B and funk, zydeco and Cajun, brass band, second-line, and trad jazz. Sample artists include Dr. John, The Meters, Clifton Chenier, Irma Thomas, Jon Cleary, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and Sidney Bechet. This course may be taken independently of the Caribbean and African World Groove classes. All vocalists and instrumentalists welcome. Materials provided by instructor. Prerequisites: ability to read charts and standard notation.
Thursdays 8:15 – 9:45 pm
4/12 – 6/7 (9 weeks)
Jennifer Jolly • $375
All Jazzschool ensembles are placed by audition. To apply for an ensemble, please fill out the ensemble application form. Once your application form has been received you will be contacted to schedule an audition. Please click here for ensemble audition guidelines.