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MUSC 214 Fundamental Jazz Theory I

3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

Fundamental Jazz Theory I is the first in a sequence of courses designed to familiarize the student with fundamental aspects of music theory as related to jazz and popular music. Students will study common jazz chord progressions and substitutions, chord/scale relationships, jazz forms, and harmonization techniques. The piano keyboard is used as a tool to hear and see these concepts. Students will compose original works using techniques covered in class.

Prerequisites MUSC*105

Priority enrollment to majors in the School of Music.
This course is not repeatable for credit.