|This course may be repeated for credit.|
This course builds small-group performance skills including improvisation, accompaniment, pacing, interaction, repertoire, and arrangements.
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|Course Format: Performance||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
|Examination and Assignments: |
Grading will be based primarily on the consistency and thoroughness with which students practice the assigned materials. There will be 1-2 required performances during the semester.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Music reading is necessary. Undergraduates may take this course up to two times for a letter grade and up to four times for credit towards graduation.
Audition requirements: Be prepared to play (and preferably bring a chart for) a medium or up-tempo bebop tune or standard. Interpret melody and demonstrate ability to improvise over the chord changes. Rhythm section players should also demonstrate instrument-appropriate accompaniment skills on the same tune (comping for guitar and piano, walking lines for bass, etc.). Jazz-relevant sight-reading will also be expected.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Rehearsal Hall 001
You must SIGN UP for an audition time.
Sign up sheet on the Music Studios lobby bulletin board one week prior to the start of classes.
|Instructor(s): Baerman,Noah Times: ...W... 05:10PM-07:10PM; Location: RHH001; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 10
|Permission of instructor will be granted during the drop/add period. Students must submit either a ranked or unranked drop/add request for this course.|