JAZZ 605. Jazz Theory and Performance III. 3 Hours.

Third of four classes covering concepts in jazz improvisation, theory, and performance. Deals with chord scale theory, synthetic scales (creation, analysis and harmonization), advanced poly-rhythm, transcription (analysis, deconstruction performance and utilization), Coltrane matrix (tri-tonic), and singing/ear training over chord progressions and standards. Prerequisite: JAZZ 506. ACT.

Bachelor of Music in Jazz


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.