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Jazz Harmony and Arranging 1 - JAZZ1019

This unit includes understanding the ranges of and transpositions for the various instruments, chord symbols, scale-chord relationships rhythm section scoring and voicing techniques for small jazz combo arrangements - featuring Trumpet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Trombone + Rhythm section. This unit deals with the study of the harmony of standard jazz repertoire. Students will learn to understand and use basic harmonic rules and the typicalstandard harmonic devices, diatonic progression and chord patterns. Legibility in engraving and copying is also an assessable aspect.

Classes
2hr tut/wk

Assessment
Written harmony test (30%), Classwork (15%) , End of Semester large arrangement (25%), 3 x smaller arrangements at 10% each (30% total).

Textbooks
Lindsay, Gary (2005) 'Jazz Arranging Techniques from Quartet to Big Band'; Nestico, Sammy 'The Complete Arranger'

Additional information
These units are only available to non-jazz students

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Jazz
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Craig Scott
HECS Band: 1
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