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MUSP 1760 Introduction to Improvisation (Fall/Spring: 1 )


Course Description

Improvisation is a central feature of many Western musical styles. This course offers students the opportunity to learn how to improvise in jazz, blues and rock. In a hands-on manner, students are introduced to the fundamental concepts of improvising. No prior experience is necessary, and there is no prerequisite, but you should have at least some experience playing an instrument or singing. In addition to extensive in-class performance, accompaniment recordings are provided for practice outside class.


Instructor(s): Erik Kniffin

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Performance course


Last Updated: 07-Dec-13