MUS 214J – Jazz Harmony

Course Objective: Learning jazz theory in a practical setting. A. Review chord/scale relationships B. Chord Spelling/voice leading C. Harmonization/Re-Harmonization techniques D. Tri-tone subs E. Transcription and Composition analysis Grade Components: Assignments/Quizzes - 40 percent Mid-Term - 30 percent written exam Final - 30 percent written exam Attendance: Grade will be lowered 1/3 for every unexcused class missed over 10 percent of the total number of classes. (You are allowed 3 "absents" before your grade will be affected).