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The Music of the Crusaders - Berklee College of Music Course


1 credit(s)

Course Chair: Ron Savage

Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Required of: None

Electable by: All

Prerequisites: Overall ensemble rating 5

Department: ENS

The Music of the Crusaders ensemble will study and perform the music of The Crusaders. This ensemble consists of the best early soul-jazz funk music of The Crusaders: Joe Sample, Larry Carlton, Wayne Henderson, Sticks Hooper, and Wilton Felder. In this course, students will participate in weekly supervised rehearsals. Students will gain experience in performing soul/jazz. Emphasis will be given to stylistic integrity, as well as melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic accuracy and feel of this style. The charts consist of exact transcriptions of the music performed. Instrumentation: piano, bass, guitar, drums, tenor sax, and trombone.

Walter Beasley's vision inspired him to create this course.


from Berklee College of Music http://www.berklee.edu/registrar/course-search?field_course_number_value=&title=&items_per_page=10&page=12