The Jazz Evolution Seminar

The Jazz Evolution
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Starts October 9, 2017!

  • What is jazz music?
  • Where did it come from and where is it going?
  • How is jazz similar and how is it different from other music?
  • How can I listen to jazz (and all music) and understand and enjoy it more?
  • What’s new in jazz and how do I find it?

In this seminar series we’ll answer these questions and more. We will break down the music and analyze the rhythms, melodies and harmonies that make jazz unique. We will learn the various styles of  jazz and give extra attentinon to the emerging jazz styles of today.

Get hip on what makes jazz jazzy! Through active listening, experiential activities, and stimulating discussion you will understand the form and structure of jazz and the  role of each instrument.  You will practice listening skills that increase enjoyment of jazz and all music. Together we will analyze extraordinary music and find out what makes it hip.  Learn the styles of jazz and find the jazz you love.

Hosted by Bemis School of Art at Colorado College
Starts Monday October 9 2017 . Faciitator: Joseph Liberti

A95 Mon 4-wks 10/9-10/30 6:30-8 p.m. Public $85 (FAC Members $75)

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