Advanced Vocal Literature: Latin Jazz Classics – Part 1

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Study and perform some of the most popular latin standards ranging from styles in Salsa, Cha-Cha, Conga and Bolero. The class will cover hits such as “El Manisero,” “Lagrimas Negras”, and “El Chan Chan.” At the end of the 12 weeks, you will perform with a Latin instrumental ensemble. Prerequisites: All songs will be sung in Spanish, so some prior knowledge of the Spanish language is required. Students will also need to know how to put their assigned tunes into the proper keys.

Suggested Prerequisite: Chart Writing