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JAZZ1029: Jazz Small Ensemble 1

Each ensemble consists of a basic rhythmic section with one or more additional instruments to make up the traditional 'Combo' format. The musical content involves performance of small ensemble works and arrangements including original works by the students themselves in a nominated jazz ensemble. Enrolment is subject to audition, and availability of places.

Code JAZZ1029
Academic unit Jazz
Credit points 3

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate a knowledge of jazz performance practice in small jazz ensembles
  • LO2. competently perform in jazz ensembles at the Conservatorium and in the wider jazz community
  • LO3. lead an ensemble, write arrangements for an ensemble, perform in an ensemble as both a section player and a sollist and be fully conversant with a wide variety of jazz performance situations