2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUSC 153 - Jazz Theory & Style


In this course, students will explore the harmonic, melodic and rhythmic concepts, which serve as the backbone of traditional and modern Jazz theory. Topics will include, but is not limited to; modes, harmonic progressions, chord substitutions, chord scale relationships, intervallic melodic construction, rhythmic motivic development etc. Students will develop a working knowledge of each concept through a combination of improvisation exercises, ear training, style analysis, song arrangement and original composition.

Prerequisites: MUSC 121 or permission

Course Designation/Attribute: FA

Anticipated Terms Offered: fall 2015