This course teaches melodic improvisation idiomatic to bebop, hard bop, and modal jazz materials, including repertoire with rapid harmonic movement and fast tempos. Through lecture and performance lab components, students will learn and apply various methods for acquiring, developing, and practicing melodic vocabulary appropriate to these styles.


JAZZ 282 with a grade of C- or higher

Course Notes

JAZZ 283 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).