SRJC Course Outlines

10/28/2020 10:43:27 AMMUSC 15 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MUSC 15Title:  JAZZ REPERTOIRE  
Full Title:  Standards Repertoire for the Jazz Musician
Last Reviewed:5/11/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Study and performance of compositions that are essential to the repertoire of the jazz musician. A large number of compositions are studied, in various styles from different stylistic periods.  These compositions are performed in class by soloists accompanied by a rhythm section.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Ability to read music and to perform competently on a musical instrument or voice

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Study and performance of compositions that are essential to the repertoire of the jazz musician. A large number of compositions are studied, in various styles from different stylistic periods.  These compositions are performed in class by soloists accompanied by a rhythm section.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Ability to read music and to perform competently on a musical instrument or voice
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2015Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2015Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Perform many standard compositions of the jazz idiom ("standards") with appropriate interpretation.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Perform approximately 32 songs from the standards repertoire.
2. Interpret melodies in jazz, pop, and Latin styles.
3. Improvise over the chord progressions of standard tunes.
4. Create chord voicings and bass lines (rhythm section players).
5. Perform standards from memory using authentic interpretation and improvise
    melodic lines over their chord progressions.

Topics and Scope
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The curriculum of this course is approximately 32 standard compositions ("standards") from the jazz repertoire. Each class session will be dedicated to the study of these works. In order to assimilate this material, the following elements of each composition will be examined:
1. Historical Context, Associated Artists, and Typical Keys of the Standard
2. Harmonic Analysis of the Chord Progression
3. Scales and Arpeggios Needed for Improvisation
4. Creation of Piano and Guitar Voicings for the Given Chord Changes
5. Creation of Stylistically Appropriate Bass Lines
6. Techniques for Memorization of Selected Standards

Assignments:
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1. Study and practice two assigned compositions per week, including melodies, improvisation, chord voicings, and bass lines as appropriate.
2. Listen to definitive recordings of assigned compositions.
3. Practice scales and arpeggios used in performance.
4. Memorize four selected compositions for solo performance.
5. Final exam will be an in-class performance.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
75 - 80%
Students will perform compositions from the designated repertoire in class
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 25%
Class participation and attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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The Real Book. 6th ed. Hal Leonard. 2005 (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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