Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Jazz Ensemble
Course: MUP163

First Term: 2018 Fall
Lec + Lab   1.0 Credit(s)   3.0 Period(s)   3.0 Load  
Course Type: Occupational
Load Formula: T

Description: Practical and performance experience in various jazz styles.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Perform a variety of jazz literature. (I)
2. Increase range on chosen instrument. (II)
3. Increase ability to sight read. (II)
4. Improve improvisational skills. (II)
5. Participate in concerts. (III)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Jazz literature
   A. Early jazz
   B. Swing
   C. Cool
   D. Bop
   E. Hard bop
   F. Free jazz
   G. Modal jazz
   H. Rock-jazz
   I. Funk
II. Technique
   A. Increasing range
   B. Developing embouchure
   C. Increasing sight reading ability
   D. Improving improvisational skills
III. Concerts
   A. Local (school)
   B. Community
   C. Out of state (possible)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 4/25/2017

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