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The primary objectives of Jazz and Commercial
Styles Workshop are to increase the students awareness, appreciation,
and ability to perform the spectrum of jazz and commercial styles (jazz,
swing, popular, and rock). At the completion of this course the student
should be able to demonstrate an improved ability to sight-read, interpret,
and perform in these styles.
TOPICAL OUTLINE OF UNITS:
A. Jazz Styles
B. Commercial Styles
C. Popular Styles
D. Sight-reading Techniques
E. Keyboard and Guitar Comping
METHODS OF INSTRUCTION:
Methods of class instruction may include:
rehearsal; sight-reading; audio- visual; class discussion; lecture; exercises
in aural skills and music theory; attending live concert performances;
and guest clinicians.
Telecourses: Independent study of audio/video
materials augmented by text and study guide; collaboration and participation
with class members and faculty via available means. Faculty role is facilitator
of learning experiences.
METHODS OF EVALUATION:
Methods of evaluation may include: class
attendance; subjective analysis of students attitude and sense of decorum;
and other methods of evaluation at he discretion of the instructor.
The forgoing is a working outline and
will be revised as deemed necessary by the instructor.
Students with impaired sensory, manual,
or speaking skills are encouraged and have the responsibility to contact
their instructor, in a timely fashion, regarding reasonable accommodation