JPER

4533

R & B Ensemble

School of Jazz & Contemp Music: Performance

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Majors Only

R&B Ensemble

Spring 2023

Taught By: Gene Lake

Section: A

CRN: 11551

Credits: 2

The 1990s contemporary sound was a popular music genre that combined rhythm and blues with elements of pop, soul, funk, hip hop and electronic music. The 90s style music featured a distinct production with drum machine rhythms often combined with live instruments. Contemporary 90s R&B vocalists made creative use of melismas (often called riffs or runs), smooth, breathy vocals and lush styled background harmonies. This ensemble will explore the music of this genre made popular by artists such as Aliyah, TLC, SWV, Usher, Brandy and Brownstone. The ensemble will consists of a rhythm section: keys, bass, guitar and drums. The ensemble is limited to 12 vocalists. There will be an audition to choose the 12 vocalists. For the audition, the vocalists will be asked to prepare a song from the 90s R&B style or a song similar to the genre.

By audition, at the instructor's discretion.

College: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Performance (JPER)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 30

Add/Drop Deadline: February 5, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 9:52pm EST 12/3/2022

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 618

Date Range: 1/23/2023 - 1/23/2023

Days: Monday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 618

Date Range: 3/6/2023 - 5/9/2023

Waterfalls: A 90s R&B Ensemble

Fall 2022

Taught By: Marlon Saunders

Section: A

CRN: 14697

Credits: 2

The 1990s contemporary sound was a popular music genre that combined rhythm and blues with elements of pop, soul, funk, hip hop and electronic music. The 90s style music featured a distinct production with drum machine rhythms often combined with live instruments. Contemporary 90s R&B vocalists made creative use of melismas (often called riffs or runs), smooth, breathy vocals and lush styled background harmonies. This ensemble will explore the music of this genre made popular by artists such as Aliyah, TLC, SWV, Usher, Brandy and Brownstone. The ensemble will consists of a rhythm section: keys, bass, guitar and drums. The ensemble is limited to 12 vocalists. There will be an audition to choose the 12 vocalists. For the audition, the vocalists will be asked to prepare a song from the 90s R&B style or a song similar to the genre.

By audition, at the instructor's discretion.

College: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Performance (JPER)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 30

Add/Drop Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: December 18, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 9:52pm EST 12/3/2022

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:50pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 613

Date Range: 8/29/2022 - 12/18/2022