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Composing for Jazz Orchestra by Chris Kottke

Composing for Jazz Orchestra

MIT Course 21M.342, Fall 2008

by Chris Kottke


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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. See the complete course at: http://ocw.mit.edu/21m-342f08/ License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA More information at http://ocw.mit.edu/terms More courses at http://ocw.mit.edu

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