Jazz Harmony and Arranging 2 (JAZZ1020)


In this unit voicing techniques for two to four horns stressing the most effective registers, harmonisation of passing tones, clusters and other techniques will be introduced. The harmonic techniques explored are used as the theoretical basis for Jazz Improvisation.

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2hr tut/wk


Written harmony test (30%), approved number of arrangements (70%)


Lindsay, Gary (2005) "Jazz Arranging Techniques from Quartet to Big Band"

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge


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