|THE 1940S: THE BIG BAND ERA
Offered by: Manhattan School of Music
Come along as our musicians show you how to swing! Find out what a standard jazz big band looks like, learn about each instrument's role in the group, and discover what the "swing feel" is. Then, get a good look at the anatomy of a big band tune -- you’ll even get to help Michael and his trio compose one on the spot! Length of Program: 45 minutes or one regular class period.