Song Materials 1

Course Code: MFDN 103

Academic Year: 2022-2023

This course introduces students to the repertoire of song materials that forms the foundation of the jazz tradition. A performance-based course, students learn 12-16 basic songs selected from standard blues and modal repertoire and develop a systematic approach to learning repertoire that includes melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic analysis. Ensemble performance ties together the entire process.