Sonny Rollins Ensemble

School of Jazz & Contemp Music: Performance

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Majors Only

Sonny Rollins Ensemble

Fall 2019

Taught By: Armen Donelian

Section: A

CRN: 1210

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: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Performance (JPER)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five 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: 3:41pm 4/25/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 6:00pm - 7:50pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 616

Date Range: 8/28/2019 - 12/11/2019