MUSC 4470 Advanced Musicianship: Jazz
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as MUS 47.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Work in advanced ear-training, harmonic function, chordal progression, blues patterns, and vocabulary of jazz; aural recreations and written transcriptions of improvisations; principles of major/minor, modal, pentatonic, altered, and whole-tone scale constructions; exploration of the relationship between improvisation and harmonic context.
Prerequisite: Music 6.4 or 3214 [21.4], 7.4 or 3234 [23.4] or 3237, or permission of the director.