Course Description for Jazz Composition
Prerequisite: MUT 1362
Description: This course is a study of jazz composition techniques and processes employed by various successful jazz composers. Special emphasis will be placed on the analysis of works by small group composers such as Horace Silver, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, and Joe Henderson. Students will compose and perform their own original compositions throughout the semester. This course can be taken as a free elective in the B.M. Jazz Studies program of study.