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Materials and Principles of Jazz Improvisation I
MUSC 459
Fall 2012
Section: 01  
This course may be repeated for credit.
Crosslisting: AFAM 388

This course offers an introduction to improvisation/articulation/composition in the jazz idiom and an opportunity for musical self-inventory within the context of a 20th-century world music environment. The course develops the cognitive, sensorimotor, and creative skills by stressing structure articulation, kinetic efficiency, and sensitive imagining. The aesthetic balance of performance and musical literacy is vital to the task. All instruments (including, of course, the human voice) are invited.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA MUSC
Course Format: PerformanceGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM)(MUSC)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on APR-25-2014
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