JAZZ 712 - Improvisation for Vocalists

Overview

Course Title

Improvisation for Vocalists

Description

This course is a skills-based class focusing on the problems peculiar to vocalistsstudying jazz improvisation. Topics include: melodic ornamentation, lead sheet basis, piano skills, and progressive steps and exercises to improve hearing chordprogressions, creating melodies from scales, chromatic approach note patterns, and transcription. This course helps singers acquire practice skills to develop as jazz composers, arrangers and improvisers.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

Yes

Total Completions Allowed

99

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

024293

Course Schedule