Syllabus

Morning Jazz Studies (All First Year FAC Jazz Students)

All Test Dates will be posted on Power School one week before the test date 

Year long Downloadable Syllabi for all courses are at the bottom of this page!


Jazz Performance 1

Semester 1

 Project 1: “Blues”, Melodies, Chords and Soloing, Test

 Project 2: “Blue Bossa”, Melody, Chords and Soloing, Test

 Project 3: “Autumn Leaves”, Melody, Chords and Soloing, Test

 Project 4: “Song for My Father”, Melody, Chords and Soloing, Test

 Project 5: “Groovin High” Melody, Chords and Soloing, Test

Final Recital April 27th 2016  (Fine Arts Center Recital Hall 7:00PM)


Jazz Theory

Semester 1

 Project 1: August 24-September 5

                   Chromatic Scale, Major Scale, 
                   Test
Project 2: September 8th- September 24

Relative Minor Scale, Key Signatures. Circle of  5th's               

                  Test

Project 3: September 25-October 10

Triads in Major, Minor keys Intervals and Ear Training, Rhythm Reading

Test

Project4: October 13-October 31

                  7th Chords in Major and Minor Keys

                  Reading Notes and Chord Symbols

                    Test

Project 5: November 5- November 31

Arpeggios of 7th Chords in a Major Key and in Parallel.

Test

Project 6: December 1-December 19

Melodic Minor, Harmonic Minor Scales

Test

 Afternoon Jazz Studies (Prerequisite: Morning FAC Jazz Studies)


Jazz Combo 1, 2.3.4 (Semester 1 & 2 Syllabus)

 1.   First nine weeks  (3 projects with test grades given after each one.)

2.    Second nine weeks   (1 Project with a recital on November 11, 2015)

3.    Exam is the 4th project  

4.    Third nine weeks (Transcription with a rough draft, final draft) Recital March 16, 2016)  

5.    Fourth nine weeks (1 project with a recital April 29, 2016) 


Jazz Ensemble 1 (Semester 1 & 2 Syllabus)

 1.     First nine weeks (Lead Sheet level 1-2 reading) 3 songs per week. Tests each Friday.

2.     Second nine weeks   (Ensemble Charts/ 5 part harmony with piano and bass parts.

         Perpetual Motion Exam Dec. 15-16, 2015

3.     Third nine weeks (Broadway show and classical reading)  3 Tests TBA

4.     Fourth nine weeks (Lead sheet level 3-4 with solos) Tests each Friday


 

 

 

 

 


 

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