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MUS. 424 Small Jazz Ensembles

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Preparation and performance of literature for jazz trios, quartets, or quintets. Course emphasizes jazz improvisational and ensemble performance, sight-reading, and the ability to perform a variety of jazz styles in a small group environment. Open to all students by audition. Participation at all scheduled performances is required. Auditions held at first class meeting. Course repetition is required by CSU or UC for completion of a bachelor’s degree. The limit for this course is four enrollments.

Units: 2
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: Demonstration, through audition, of intermediate level proficiency in instrumental or vocal technique, and music reading.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC