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MUS. 425 Contemporary Jazz Combo

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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 from the Hard Bop Era of the 1960’s to current contemporary repertoire for jazz combo. 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. Auditions held at first class meeting. Participation at all scheduled performances is required. 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 to advanced level proficiency in instrumental or vocal technique, and music reading.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC
C-ID: MUS 185