Vocal Literature: The Music of Hoagy Carmichael


Course Description

Study and perform over 15 famous compositions by the inventive and adventurous Hoagy Carmichael, who wrote great jazz standards, including “Stardust,” “Georgia on my Mind,” “I Get Along Without You Very Well,” “Skylark,” “Lazy River,” and “The Nearness of You.” In this class, you’ll focus on melody, phrasing, lyric content, stylistic considerations, arrangements, performance techniques, and song forms that apply to Carmichael’s music.

Suggested Prerequisite: Introduction to Jazz Singing