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MUJZ 493 Jazz Performance Practice (3 credits)

Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)


Jazz Studies : An in-depth exploration of the performance practice of leading jazz figures, primarily through the study of solo transcriptions. Comparative study of conceptual differences in time feel, ornamentation, tone quality, articulation and harmonic and melodic approach. Detailed study of major rhythm sections and their interaction with soloists.

Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

Instructors: Kevin Dean (Fall) Kevin Dean (Winter)

  • 3 hours
  • Prerequisites: MUJZ 187, MUJZ 224.
  • Restriction: Open only to Jazz Performance Majors