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MUS 354 - Jazz Improvisation IV

(2 units)
Performance-oriented study of intermediate-to-advanced techniques of improvisation in the jazz idiom.

Prerequisite(s): MUS 353 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 2
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. perform spontaneously composed solo and ensemble free improvisations.
2. demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the “giant steps” reharmonizations made famous by John Coltrane.
3. compose both notated and non-notated pieces in the “free jazz” style.


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