MUS 213
Jazz Theory and Improvisation II
Last Offered Spring 2009
Division I
Cross-listed MUS 213 / AFR 214
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

Class Details

A continuation of Music 212, this course builds upon theoretical knowledge, performance and aural skills developed previously. Students will deal with more complex theoretical and performance issues, such as modal interchange and minor key harmony, use of symmetric scales, commonly-used reharmonizations of the blues and “I Got Rhythm” chord progressions, and Coltrane’s “Three Tonic” harmonic system.
The Class: Format: the format is the same as for Music 212, with two weekly meetings, alternating between theory and performance sessions, and including a final recital
Limit: 15
Expected: 5-8
Class#: 3408
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: two transcription projects and two original compositions (one based on pre-existing "Coltrane" chord changes), as well as a midterm and participation in a recital at the end of the semester
Prerequisites: Music 212
Distributions: Division I
Notes: meets Division 1 requirement if registration is under MUS; meets Division 2 requirement if registration is under AFR
This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
MUS 213 Division I AFR 214 Division I

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