Here is a list of live performances that are acceptable (many will charge admission):
Jason Moran and the Bandwagen – September 13th
Jason Moran Fats Waller Dance Party – September 14th
Branford Marsalis Quartet – October 5&6
C Grace is a jazz club in Raleigh. Anything on their schedule is acceptable, make a date out of this assignment
UNCP’s Jazz Combos Concert – September 25 in Moore Hall on the UNCP campus
Here is the link to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s live webcasts (any of which are acceptable). These are all free of charge and exceptional. You can stream them using a computer, phone, or tablet anywhere you have access to the Internet.
Must be typed in a 12-point font and double-spaced
The concert report should be at least 3 full pages in length (no more than 4) and should reflect your own impressions of the music concert experience. The reports also must include a program from the concert you attended or the link to the online concert (can also be a YouTube link)
Concert setting: Where did the concert take place? Were there any spoken remarks about the concert? Could you follow the order of the concert? Were there any aspects of concert conventions that surprised you?
- Which genres of music were performed (style)? Were any of the works programmatic? If so, were you able to follow the story? What historical eras were represented on the program (swing, modern, free, etc.)?
- Were there any concepts that you recognized, such as interesting rhythm, harmony, texture, dynamics (loud and soft), tempos (speed), or instruments?
- What was your overall reaction to each piece? What did you like about it and why? What did you not like and why? How did the ensemble perform together? What did they do especially well/poorly?