Mingus Ensemble

College of Performing Arts: Jazz

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Majors Only
Mingus Ensemble
Fall 2024
Taught By:
Section: A

CRN: 12920

Credits: 2

Charles Mingus was one of the most original, iconoclastic and influential composers of the Twentieth Century. The vast scope of his work includes everything from orchestral tone poems like “Adagio ma Non Troppo,” to the Gospel-tinged “Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting” and the hard-swinging jazz classic “Moanin’.” He was passionate, political, controversial and an ever imposing force on the global jazz scene until his untimely death in 1979. His rich legacy remains an indispensable part of the jazz canon and continues to invite deeper inspection and modern interpretation. With a respectful nod to the forward-looking spirit of Charles Mingus, contemporary rhythmic elements (hip-hop, drum & bass, etc.) will be introduced in the reshaping, deconstruction and at time, total renovation of the original material.

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: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (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: 8:08am EDT 4/21/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday
Times: 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th
Room: 618
Date Range: 8/26/2024 - 12/4/2024