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07:700:293 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation

Rutgers Arts Online

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07:700:293 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation

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Introduction to Jazz Improvisation covers the basic harmonic structures underlying melodic jazz improvisation. During the course the student will be introduced to both the vertical (chord spellings including tensions) and horizontal (diatonic) harmonic structures found in many types of western music; including classical, jazz, hip hop, folk, pop, rock gospel, and other popular musical forms.

The student will learn to improvise with these 3 and 4 note structures and apply there use over common chord progressions. Each online lesson includes a detailed video explanation, a written description, as well as supplemental audio play-along material.

3 credits

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Instructors

Michael Noordzy
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Arts Online
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