MUSC 106 Jazz Band • 3 Cr.

Description

Offers performance opportunities for instrumentalists within the Stage Band instrumentation. The Jazz Band focuses on jazz improvisation, performance, and interpretation of Big Band jazz literature. Students audition for available chairs. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits. Prerequisite: Prior enrollment in MUSC 106 or permission of instructor.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Correctly perform pitch notation on her/his instrument as prescribed by the respective instrumental part.
  • Correctly perform rhythmic notation on her/his instrument as prescribed by the respective instrumental part.
  • Correctly perform metric notation on her/his instrument as prescribed by the respective instrumental part.
  • Tune her/his instrument based on the readings of an electronic tuner.
  • Participate in public performances.

Offered