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Rhythm: pulse, groove, swing, Latin, cross rhythms, different time signatures.
Melody: intervals, major scale and modes, blues scales, and melodic minor scales. Jazz Language.
Harmony: triads, inversions, 7th chords, notation, II-V-I Progressions, Substitutions, chord scale relationships.
Improvising: How to construct the jazz line, bebop, blues, modern jazz language, guide-tones, advanced techniques
Phrasing:use of space, call and response, articulation, Swing, Latin and dynamics
Repertoire: 5 or 6 tunes each term drawn from a wide range of jazz, Latin and contemporary styles.
For more a more detailed look at the subject areas, please check out the 2011/12 course syllabus.
Last updated on December 26, 2011 by Wayne McConnell