The African Ensemble is the Winter Term offering in the World Groove Ensemble series. Explore Afrobeat, soukous, highlife, juju, South African, Zimbabwean, Malian, Senegalese, Ethiopian, Congolese or other styles. Emphasis is on listening to each other, learning the specific rhythms and grooves, and understanding the cultural contexts of the songs. Open to vocalists and all instrumentalists. Materials and arrangements provided by instructor. Prerequisites: intermediate instrumental and/or vocal proficiency; ability to read charts and standard notation.
Thursdays 8:15 – 9:45 pm
1/11 – 3/15 (10 weeks)
Jennifer Jolly • $395
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.