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MUSC 134 - Jazz Band



2.0 Credits
Rehearsal and performance of jazz and swing band music. Development of concepts and skills including styles of various eras, articulation, tone, phrasing, ensemble precision, improvisation, and sight reading
Prerequisite Ability to play a jazz band instrument at upper intermediate level and instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Perform traditional swing and Latin jazz styles appropriately.
  2. Sight read music at advanced-intermediate level.
  3. Play with rhythmic and dynamic sensitivity to the other members of the band.
  4. Demonstrate intermediate approach to jazz articulation and phrasing.
  5. Improvise at an intermediate level within given modes and chords.



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