MIT 21M.342 Composing for Jazz Orchestra, Fall 2008

This class explores composition and arrangement for the large jazz ensemble
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This class explores composition and arrangement for the large jazz ensemble from 1920s foundations to current postmodern practice. Consideration given to a variety of styles and to the interaction of improvisation and composition. Study of works by Basie, Ellington, Evans, Gillespie, Golson, Mingus, Morris, Nelson, Williams, and others. Open rehearsals, workshops, and performances of student compositions by the MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble and the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra.

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Chapter 1: MIT 21M.342 Composing for Jazz Orchestra, Fall 2008

  • Lesson 1
    "Totality" by Chris Kottke …
    05:31
  • Lesson 2
    "Empty Bottles" by Mike Lee…
    14:16
  • Lesson 3
    Lecture 21 | MIT 21M.342 Co…
    01:14:09
  • Lesson 4
    Evening Workshop | MIT 21M.…
    01:48:38
  • Lesson 5
    Concert | MIT 21M.342 Compo…
    58:39

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