Fall 2022

Jazz Theory & Improvis I

Listed in: Music, as MUSI-213


Bruce P. Diehl (Section 01)


This is a beginner-level course designed to explore jazz harmony and improvisation from theoretical and applied standpoints. Students will study common harmonic practices, modes and scales, rhythmic practices, 32-measure song form, and the blues, and will learn the historical contexts in which these practices have developed. An end-of-semester performance of material studied during the semester will be required alongside regular individual meetings with the instructor. One-hour ear training sections will be scheduled outside of regular class meetings. Two class meetings and two ear training section per week. This course is considered a point of entry to MUSI 341 and a pre-requisite of MUSI 246.

MUSI 213 - LEC

Section 01
M 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM ARMU 007
W 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM ARMU 007


Other years: Offered in Fall 2022, Fall 2023, Fall 2024