Document Type


Publication Date

Fall 2023

Course Description

Upon completion of three years of jazz studies in jazz performance practice, students must display proficiency in the following: • Improvisational/voicing skills on II/V/I progressions (major and minor in all keys) • The study of other orchestrational skills (drop-2, poly tonality, modal techniques etc.) • Repertoire (30 tunes from the standard repertoire) • Etudes/technical studies • Transcriptions • Soloing • arranging

Student Outcomes

Learning Goals: Learn about performance practice in jazz improvisation and related music as a soloist. Learning Objectives: perform a variety of music idiomatic to jazz Learning Outcomes: Demonstrate understanding through stylistically appropriate performances weekly meetings