Music Improvisation 1

Course Code: MUS 1016

Academic Year: 2021-2022

This course applies many of the theoretical concepts learned in Music Theory 1 and develops the performer's ability to improvise both vocally and instrumentally on standard repertoire using a variety of scales and harmonies in different musical styles: bebop, blues, funk, contemporary jazz and various Latin styles. Performance practice, stylistic nuance and the application of music theory and aural training are assessed.