Jazz Ensemble 3
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Butler Community College 
Roger Lewis
Humanities/Fine Arts Division
Fall 1997
Course Ouline
JAZZ ENSEMBLE III

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
MU191. Jazz Ensemble III. 1 hour credit. Prerequisite: Mu 190. This is a continuation of MU190.

TEXTBOOK:
None.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
The primary objectives of the Butler Big Band are: the acquisition of basic stylistic concepts in jazz; and appreciation for the art of jazz improvisation; the development of professionalism in the ensemble's attitudes and decorum; and general compliance with the highest musical standards.

TOPICAL OUTLINE OF UNITS:
Announcements, Comments, Consultation
Warm-up

  1. Scales, Arpeggios
  2. Aural skills, Theory
Tuning
Rehearsal

METHODS OF INSTRUCTION:
Methods of class instruction may include: rehearsal; audio-visual; class discussion; 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: Written, aural, and playing test; concert reports; class attendance; subjective analysis of student's attitude and sense of decorum; and other methods of evaluation oat the discretion of the instructor.

OUTLINE REVISION:
The forgoing is working outline and will be revised as deemed necessary by the instructor.

Miscellaneous:
Students with impaired sensory, manual or speaking skills are encouraged and have the responsibility to ccontact their instructor, in a timely fashion, regarding reasonable accommodation needs.