This course teaches melodic improvisation on simple chord progressions incorporating the ii-V-I chord sequence. Through lecture and performance lab components, students will learn and apply various methods for acquiring, developing, and practicing melodic vocabulary appropriate to blues forms and basic jazz standards.


A grade of C- or higher in both JAZZ 185 and 197

Course Notes

JAZZ 282 is an approved Experiential course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).