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MUS 209 Theory/Improvisation 4cr

This course helps students develop their improvisation skills. It will introduce the scales, chords and progressions that are the basic elements jazz musicians use to improvise. Using the traditional blues and jazz forms for structure, students will learn how to develop their spontaneous ideas into a logical musical statement, a meaningful improvisation.
Triad: Artistic Expression
Prerequisite: MUS 109 Introduction to Music or permission of instructor.