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A select group of singers that focuses on various jazz idioms: blues, funk, Latin and straight-ahead. Enrollment is by audition. Contact choral program director for information about required audition. May be repeated, no limit.
1. The Vocal Jazz Music presented, (swing, shuffle, straight-ahead, funk, blues, and fusion) will give the students a well-rounded understanding of the jazz idiom. Central Singers will also engage in vocal improvisation and vocal-mic technique-running the sound system.
2. Students will demonstrate knowledge and skills in vocal jazz techniques, and will have become acquainted with a representative breadth of jazz literature through rehearsal and performance.
3. Students will learn and perform a diversity of jazz music ranging from standard swing, ballads, pop, fusion and Latin.
4. Students will perform at least two concerts at the end of each term.