MUSIC 130 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation
Explores jazz improvisation with an emphasis on jazz chords/scale relationships taught from the keyboard. Includes jazz solo transcriptions and small group improvisation.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 002 Theory II or permission of the instructor.
A continuation of Theory I including inversions of triads, non-harmonic tones, dominant seventh chords, and their resolutions. Emphasis is on four-part writing and analysis of music from the Common Practice Period.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 001 Fundamentals of Music Theory or permission of the instructor.