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2021-2022 Catalog
MVJ 4348: Applied Jazz Bass IV

Course Description for Applied Jazz Bass IV

MVJ4348: Applied Jazz Bass IV
Prerequisite:  Successful completion of two semesters of MVJ 3338 or instructor consent.
Description: This course teaches the fourth and final level of jazz bass performance. For this course, advanced concepts for the bass are introduced, including the revolutionary teachings of Jaco Pastorius and Victor Wooten. Also, the compositions of advanced jazz composers such as Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter are studied and analyzed. This allows the student to experience a broad palette of styles and content designed to enhance the creative process.
Repeatability: This course is repeatable three times for a total of 8 credit hours.