Aug 15, 2020  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog
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MUSC 245 - Jazz Theory and Improvisation

(2cr) This course is designed as an introduction to Jazz Theory and its application in the practice of jazz improvisation. Topics covered include chord reading, melodic vocabulary, harmonic voice-leading, chord-scale relationships, improvisation practice strategies, and solo transcription in the context of standard jazz repertoire.  Previously offered as a 1-credit course. Course is repeatable once, to a maximum of 4 credits.



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