Study and perform New Orleans R&B and funk, zydeco and Cajun, brass band, second-line, and/or trad jazz. Sample artists include The Meters, Dr. John, Clifton Chenier, Irma Thomas, Jon Cleary, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, D.L. Menard, Sonny Landreth, and Sidney Bechet. All three World Groove Ensembles (Caribbean, African, and New Orleans/Louisiana) emphasize listening to each other, learning the specific rhythms and how they interact, and understanding the cultural context of each song. All vocalists and instrumentalists welcome. Materials provided by instructor. Prerequisites: ability to read charts and standard notation
Thursdays 8:15 – 9:45 pm
4/11 – 6/6 (9 weeks)
Performance date: Thursday 6/13
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.