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MUS 504 A - Grad. Jazz Improv. I

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Practical application of mid- to upper level melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic principles used in jazz improvisation. Practice in the use of jazz chord qualities, upper extensions, and upper altered extensions used in jazz. Descriptions of mid-level improvisational sequences, modal improvising, symmetric/synthetic scale usage, symmetric chord usage, and approach-note/enclosure techniques. Course Information: 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Jazz Performance or consent of instructor. For Graduate Jazz Performance majors only.

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Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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