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Spring 2024
Jun 21,2024
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MUS 293 - Jazz Combos
Associated Term: Spring 2024
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Perform competently on voice/instrument within a small jazz ensemble
2. Demonstrate the basic skills of instrumental jazz improvisation and accompaniment within the various forms of the jazz music repertoire, particularly the “lead sheet” format
3. Demonstrate understanding of chord symbols, how they relate to jazz scales/modes and how to communicate with other jazz musicians using “short-hand” of chord terminology
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic rhythmic, harmonic, and melodic role played by each member of a small jazz ensemble, and how to best support and enhance these roles
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