Division: Fine Arts, Comm, and New Media
Course: MUSC 3307
Title: Jazz Improvisation III
Description: This is the second course in a two-semester sequence. This course continues concepts started in Jazz Improvisation I. Students will improve their ability to understand the nuances of improvising in varied genres and styles, guided by historical precedence. Exercises will include performing required scales in a variety of rhythms, performing major and minor ii-V-I jazz vocabulary licks in all twelve keys, performing required jazz standards by memory, and transcribing examples of historic jazz solos representing the genres and styles discussed.