2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    May 24, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUSI 161 - Jazz Band

1 CR
The Jazz Band affords students the opportunity to develop performance skills in contemporary and traditional jazz music. This ensemble presents concerts on campus and in the surrounding community and will include music from various jazz and rock idioms. Students participating in the ensemble are expected to practice outside of rehearsal time to ensure maximum benefit from the rehearsals. Course may be repeated for credit toward graduation up to four credits. [0-48-48]

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the creative process and the ability to appraise the significance of the performing arts relative to jazz and contemporary music.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to perform the technically demanding repertoire.
  3. Demonstrate a working vocabulary of musical terms.
  4. Demonstrate a clear understanding of the musical concepts of style and phrasing.
  5. Demonstrate appropriate performance skills necessary for performing a wide range of repertoire.