Education

Swing U - The Rise of Jazz-Rock Fusion

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Online

http://www.jazzatlincolncenter.squarespace.com/swingu

Price

Class prices vary

Event Dates

Jun 08, 2021

Jun 15, 2021

Jun 22, 2021

Jun 29, 2021

When

7:00pm ET Tuesdays

Jazz at Lincoln Center

INSTRUCTOR: SETON HAWKINS

Miles Davis, John McLaughlin, Chicago Transit Authority, Cream, Return to Forever, Larry Coryell, Weather Report, and more. You know the names, you love the music; join us as we explore the roots and development of Jazz-Rock Fusion!

All classes will be conducted live, and are not archived for future viewing.

Please note that a link to access your nightly classes will be found in the confirmation email you receive with your order. Nightly classes do not stream from this page.

 

PURCHASE BY INDIVIDUAL WEEK • ALL CLASSES 7PM ET

WEEK 1 • JUNE 8 – BRITISH INVASION AND THE RISE OF FUSION   REGISTER

Join us as we explore the earliest rumblings of Fusion during the 1960s, examining the rise of the 1960s rock scene and the music of Fusion’s earliest innovators.

WEEK 2 • JUNE 15 – JAZZ AND FUSION   REGISTER

In Class two, we’ll explore the early Jazz artists who begin to explore the combinations of Jazz and Rock in the late 1960s, looking at figures like Gary Burton, Miles Davis, and Larry Coryell.

WEEK 3 • JUNE 22 – BIRDS OF FIRE   REGISTER

Class three explores the explosion of Jazz-Rock Fusion in the early 1970s, as ensembles like Weather Report, Return to Forever, the Mahavishnu Orchestra, and the Headhunters rise to crossover success.

WEEK 4 • JUNE 29 – 1970S INTO THE 1980S   REGISTER

We’ll close out our run with an exploration of how Jazz-Rock Fusion’s sound evolved in the 1970s, changing with new styles as the decade wound to a close.