21M.341 Jazz Composition
Jazz writing using tonal, modal, and extended compositional approaches as applied to the blues, the 32-bar song form, and post-bop structural designs. Consideration given to a variety of styles and to the ways improvisation informs the compositional process. Study of works by Ellington, Mingus, Parker, Russell, Evans, Nelson, Golson, Coleman, Coltrane, Threadgill, Hemphill, and others. Performance of student compositions. Limited to 20.
21M.341 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. Harvey.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.
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