Advanced Vocal Literature: Ella Fitzgerald & Mel Torme – Part 1
Study the music associated with Ella Fitzgerald and Mel Torme, who were incredible at scatting. You’ll learn songs such as “Born to Be Blue,” “The Real Thing,” “Knock Me A Kiss”, “How High the Moon,” and “Little White Lies.” You will focus on repertoire, stylistic approach, lyric interpretation, and phrasing, plus you’ll learn some of Ella and Mel’s famous scat solos. Part 1 of 2. At the end of the 12 weeks, you will perform with an instrumental trio.
Suggested Prerequisite: Five Great American Songbook literature classes, Chart Writing and Vocal Improvisation