Course Description for Applied Jazz Bass II
Applied Jazz Bass II
Prerequisite: Successful completion of two semesters of MVJ 1318 or instructor consent.
Description: This course teaches the second level of jazz bass performance. For this course emphasis is placed on the function of the bass in an ensemble environment. This includes instruction on 'walking' bass lines and sight-reading. Influential bass players including Ray Brown, Paul Chambers, and Ron Carter are studied and analyzed. The skills developed in this course are then expanded upon and enhanced in subsequent levels of this course.
Repeatability: This course is repeatable one time for a total of 4 credit hours.