Sonny Rollins Ensemble

College of Performing Arts: Jazz

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Majors Only
Sonny Rollins Ensemble
Spring 2024
Taught By: Amir Ziv
Section: A

CRN: 14732

Credits: 2

This ensemble is dedicated to the music of ones of Jazz’s most pivotal saxophonist/composers. Particular attention will be paid to Rollins’ early work as a leader, including compositions such as Oleo, St. Thomas, Valtz Hot, Airegin, Strode Road, Newk’s Fadeaway, Tenor Madness, Blue Seven, Pent-up House and others. Standards known for Rollins’ interpretation will also be played, including The Way You Look Tonight, You Don’t Know What Love Is, Easy Living, Star Eyes, I’ve Got You Under my Skin, I’ll Remember April, What Is This Thing Called Love, Softly As In A Morning Sunrise, Four, Woody ‘n’ You, You Stepped Out Of A Dream, and All The Things You Are. Instrumentalists and vocalists are encouraged to audition. One Rollins solo transcription is required during the semester.

By audition, at the instructor's discretion.

College: College of Performing Arts (CO)

Department: Jazz (JZZ)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 30

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

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: 8:20am EST 11/30/2023

Meeting Info:
Days: Thursday
Times: 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 1/22/2024 - 5/15/2024