Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2024

MUSI 232   Colgate Concert Jazz Ensemble I (PF)
RestrictionsInstructor permission required
Core Area
Area of InquiryHuman Thought and Expression
Liberal Arts PracticesArtistic Prac & Interpretation

The ensemble introduces basic elements of jazz improvisation (blues) and includes interaction with nationally and internationally recognized guest artists. Students perform works by the top contemporary jazz writers as well as classic charts from the standard big band repertoire including Bob Mintzer, Thad Jones, Shelly Berg, Bill Holman, Sammy Nestico, Count Basie, and Duke Ellington. Participation in two consecutive terms is required in order to receive a single credit. (PF)

This S/U only course may be taken for credit up to 4 times, and requires an audition.