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Unit of study_

Jazz Piano 1 - JAZZ1025

Year - 2018

This unit of study will focus on basic keyboard technique as well as jazz chord progressions and voicings in small classes with students of like abilities. Students are assessed on their rate of progress by demonstrating successful completion of pieces and exercises. At the end of semester examinations, students are required to demonstrate their understanding of the chords and voice leading of the selected repertoire. An introduction to playing chords of tunes of the jazz repertoire. An introduction to playing diatonic cycle harmony. An introduction into jazz rhythmic articulations.

Classes
1hr tut/wk

Assessment
Short technical exam (10%) week 3; Repertory exam weeks 8 and 9 (40%) ; Detailed repertoire exam (40%) - weeks 10, 11 and 12; Overall progress and participation (10%)

Additional information
This unit of study is only available to non-Jazz degree students. Students should have a basic understanding of the names of the notes on a piano keyboard, and to have an understnding and basic abliity to be able to read music notation in treble and bass clefs.

Assumed knowledge
To have a basic understanding of the names of the notes on a piano keyboard, and to have an understanding and basic ability to be able to read music notation in treble and bass clefs

Prohibitions

JAZZ1601

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Jazz
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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