This course teaches basic skills in small ensemble performance and improvisation. Through lecture and small ensemble performance labs, students will explore the work of significant jazz and 'tin pan alley' composers with a focus on improvising and collaborating successfully with other musicians. Students will begin the process of acquiring a repertoire of jazz standards in a variety of styles.
This course is equivalent to JAZZ 137 and JAZZ 195. Duplicate credit will not be granted for JAZZ 137 or JAZZ 195.
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