|CLASS CODE:||MUSIC 324||CREDITS: 1 - 2|
|DIVISION:||PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Combos provide opportunities to develop improvisational solo skills sometimes unavailable in the larger jazz ensembles. A curriculum is provided to learn and cultivate traditional and contemporary jazz art skills. Groups can specialize in styles, such as: bebop/swing, funk, Latin, Dixieland, etc.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Jazz styles, improvisation, performance practices|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Develop improvisational skills and jazz style.
2. Learn skills essential to the cultivation of the jazz art form.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Two 50-minute rehearsals a week, attendance at Jazz Masterclass, and participation on the Jazz Combo Concert and other performances as specified.|
|OTHER:||It is highly recommended that all students interested in jazz take Music 146 A & B: Jazz Improvisation 1 and 2.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2004|