JAZZ 506. Jazz Theory and Performance II. 3 Hours.
Second of four classes covering intermediate concepts in jazz improvisation, theory, and performance. Focuses on original and traditional melodic line creation, melodic and harmonic embellishment, harmonic and melodic dictation (jazz ear training), and diatonic harmony including secondary dominant, tri-tone substitution and modulation as well as an in-depth study of the 7 modes of melodic minor. Prerequisite: JAZZ 505. ACT.
A total of 120 credit hours is required and is designed to further the student's knowledge, practice, and experience on their major instrument. To graduate, a student must earn a minimum grade-point average of 3.0 in all major courses and a minimum average of 2.0 in all course work.
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