Advanced Vocal Improvisation Techniques: Jazz

Course Number
PSVC-425
Description

An advanced-level course for jazz vocalists designed to improve improvisation skills through application of ear training and harmonic concepts including intervals, scales, and chord patterns. Students will study standard vocabulary used in the jazz idiom, including prescribed melodic patterns and rhythmic grooves played by instrumentalists. They will also transcribe a variety of solos, and write original solo assignments.

Credits
2
Prerequisites
HR-212 or PSVC-325
Required Of
Voice principal PERF majors
Electable By
All B.M. and P.D. students
Major Elective for
Performance
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location
Boston
Department
VOICE
Course Chair
Anne Peckham
Taught By
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