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


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).