Course Description for Jazz Arranging II
Jazz Arranging II
Prerequisite: MUT 4365. This course emphasizes writing and composing for a full jazz band of 17 or more musicians. It's main focus is section writing techniques such as unison, block, drop-two, and pad voicing. Also included is analysis of works by major jazz writers. The term will conclude with a performance of each student's complete big-band arrangement with score and parts.