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Goals: To increase students' understanding of functional form and harmony in jazz composition through analysis of classic and modern jazz literature. To gain a deeper realization of these principles through application of these conventions in composing new works. To begin to develop an individual and original voice through composition in jazz. Prerequisites: Competence in the traditional language of music and intermediate performing and sight-reading ability are required. Theory of Music I or Arranging and Orchestration are recommended. Audition required. Note: Students may not register for private lessons at other ACTC colleges. Credits: Credits: Two credits for nonmajors (12 half-hour lessons). Upon declaration of major, four-credit lessons are recommended (12 one-hour lessons). Performance Studies Fee: $50.00 per credit. Music majors are exempt.
Harris, Zachary, "MUS3730-01.Composition--Jazz.Sp15.Harris,Zachary" (2015). Syllabi. 5055.