Odd and Multi-Meter Tunes

This class will explore music with odd or multi-meter time signatures. Composers studied will include: John McLaughlin, Pat Metheny, Dave Brubeck, and Danilo Perez. After analyzing the music aurally various exercises will be used to internalize the meter(s). Finally, the class will play the music with greater confidence and become actively engaged in the creative process of improvising in odd and multi-meters. This class is for intermediate to advanced musicians with prior experience with improvisation, and may be audited by non-musicians with an interest in learning more about this music.