Straight Eight Writing and Playing Group

Playing and composing music in a jazz-related style (jazz-rock, soul-jazz and fusion). Students learn to play and/or compose melodically and harmonically challenging music, with energetic or even complicated grooves. Inspiration: Weather Report, Steps Ahead, Miles Davis’ jazz-rock period, John Scofield, Pat Metheny Group.

Course details

teacher Ilja Reijngoud
term 1st or 2nd term, 1,5 hours per week
class size 8-12
final assignment writing two and playing at least four tunes
examination being present (min. 80%), evaluations during the lessons, and a final concert
credits 2 for one term. Credits are only awarded if the assignments are completed within the given time frame.
code 7BSE