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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

MMED 700 Jazz Arranging Techniques

3 credits 45.0 hours
700 level graduate course

Have you ever been frustrated by store bought arrangements that don’t address your needs? Are budget constraints cramping your style? Want to learn how to craft unique charts that do meet the needs of your ensembles? This course will present the fundamentals of jazz arranging and show you the essential techniques you need to get started. From the basics of writing rhythm section parts and harmonizing melodies, to the principles of voicing chords, this course will stimulate your creativity and allow you to customize arrangements for ensembles of all shapes and sizes.

This course is not repeatable for credit.