Inside the Music: Freedom in Jazz
Jazz is the ultimate expression of melody, syncopation and improvisation—by any instrument or voice. In the center of all of this is what we call the “blues”.
Inside the Music: Freedom in Jazz is an introduction to jazz music. In this programme, students will be introduced to a brief history of the music genre that has spread to different corners of the world today as well as its unique socio-political history. Students will also find out more about essential jazz elements such as blues, swing, call and response, and improvisation.
- Develop an appreciation of jazz culture
- Develop an understanding of expression through blues and jazz
- Gain an understanding of instrument roles in jazz
- Learn the basics of improvisation on any instrument or voice