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MUS 117 - Jazz Theory I

Credits: 2
Contact Hours: 2
Prerequisites: MUS 114 (C or Higher) and MUS 116 (C or Higher) and MUS 122 (C or Higher)

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: None
Description: MUS117 is a study of jazz music theory, including chord and scale construction and nomenclature; elementary principles of chord voicing and arrangements, chord/scale relationships, and blues, AABA and other song forms.
Analysis of jazz solo transcriptions as well as basic keyboard skills will be emphasized, in addition to required listening to exceptional examples of standard jazz recordings, and attending jazz concerts.

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: None

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