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MUSC 175: Jazz Piano

Study the tools for learning the jazz "language." Learn to improvise through scale and mode study, transcription, and composition. Turn chord symbols into chord voicings and accompaniment. Explore the blues, jazz "standards," and today's music. Materials: staff paper, The Real Book, vol. 1, or similar fake book, and the app iReal Pro. Weekly studio class required. Prerequisite: Three years of piano or instructor permission
1 credit; S/CR/NC; ARP; Offered Fall 2021, Winter 2022, Spring 2022; L. Caviani