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Jazz Small Group II & III

Jazz Small Group II

Jazz Small Group II & III, directed by Matt Endahl.

All varieties of jazz styles including swing, bebop, hard bop, soul jazz, free jazz, modal jazz, fusion, Latin styles, etc. will be covered, as well as hybrid styles that fall somewhere in between.  The course enhances students' understanding of the literature as well as enhances their skills as improvisers and accompanists. In Jazz Small Group II and Jazz Small Group III, special emphasis is placed on exploring the classic jazz literature and focusing on learning the basics of jazz improvisation.