This course focuses on acquiring the skills to "translate" music from the audible to the written or from the written to the audible, utilizing the singing voice as a tool for clarifying, verifying, internalizing and communicating musical thought. Students will learn to sing, sight sing, and take dictation involving complex musical materials including melodies and chord progressions at once, complex harmonic progressions featuring secondary and mixed-mode chords, and complex rhythms.
JAZZ 185 with a grade of C- or higher, and JAZZ 230 as a pre- or co-requisite
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