Spring 2012

Jazz Theory and Improvisation II

Listed in: Music, as MUSI-246

Formerly listed as: MUSI-36


Bruce P. Diehl (Section 01)


A continuation of MUSI 113, this course is designed to acquaint students with the theory and application of advanced techniques used in jazz improvisation. Work on a solo transcription will be a main focus throughout the semester. An end-of-semester performance of material(s) studied during the semester will be required of the class. A jazz-based ear-training section will be scheduled outside of the regular class times. Two class meetings per semester.

Requisite: MUSI 113 and/or performance experience in the jazz idiom strongly suggested. Musical literacy sufficient to follow a score. Limited to 16 students. Spring semester. Lecturer Diehl.

If Overenrolled: Lecturer approval needed before student turns in registration over limit.


Artistic Practice


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2012, Spring 2014, Spring 2016, Spring 2018, Spring 2020, Spring 2022, Spring 2024