A study of jazz forms and cultural differences that influenced jazz styles. Demonstrations include roles jazz players engage: lead, bass line, rhythm, and the focus of jazz as a conversational trading of musical lines. Style form discussions include: Bebop, Latin Jazz, Jazz, Fusion, R&B, Smooth Jazz, Funk, and Modern Jazz, just to mention a few. Designed for middle school age students.
The Raleigh Symphony Orchestra has the resources and flexibility to meet the needs of today's educational institutions from classical to jazz! Within our musician base, we are able to provide ensembles that range from soloists, woodwind quintets, brass quintets, string duos, string trios, string quartets, jazz duos, jazz trios, 18 piece big band ensembles, percussion ensembles and even a full symphony orchestra. A community resource since 1979, The Raleigh Symphony Orchestra annually receives critical acclaim for its performance quality and innovative programming and high artistic standards. Raleigh Symphony is a past recipient of the City of Raleigh Medal of Arts Award.