2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Dec 04, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MU 312 - Jazz Improvisation I

(3.00 cr.)

Helps the student become a more musical improviser principally in the jazz idiom through a four-pronged approach which involves listening, theory, practice, and performance. Students study, play, and transcribe great jazz solos and invent new melodies. Covers the development of a basic vocabulary for improvising. Examines rhythm in jazz and improvisation in the Major, Dorian, Mixoljdian modes and the Blues scale.

Prerequisite: MU 201  or MU 302  or MU 310  or written permission of the instructor.
Sessions Typically Offered: Varies
Years Typically Offered: Annually

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