JPER

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JCM Fundamentals: Improvisation 3

School of Jazz & Contemp Music: Performance

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Majors Only

JCM Fundamentals: Improv 3

Spring 2023

Taught By: Johannes Weidenmueller

Section: A

CRN: 9123

Credits: 3

In Improvisation 3, students build on their understanding of the evolution of American improvised music explored in Improvisation 2. The class begins with an applied revisiting of the skills learned in Improvisation 1 and 2 and moves quickly into the exploration of the modal revolution in Jazz. The difference between tonal harmony (functional harmony) and modally derived music is listened to and students develop the skills to recognize the difference. Modal improvisatory devices (Pentatonic, Hexatonic, Superimposition, Intervallic devices etc.) are explored and applied through improvisation on modal pieces. Students will learn to recognize the difference in sound and function of chords voiced in 4ths as opposed to 3rds and delve further into the harmonic combinations and explorations during the 60's. Repertoire from the 50's-60's-70’s including modal, mixed modal (combination of tonal and modal concepts) and chromatic concepts will be explored. The music of Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Ornette Coleman, George Russel, Eddie Harris, Joe Henderson and McCoy Tyner are some examples of this musical revolution. This class will culminate in the application of modal and tonal concepts in a personal way through improvisation over the blues, rhythm changes, American Songbook, and Jazz Compositions. This class will be held with instruments in hand. Skills will be developed primarily by ear.

NYC Executive Order: Proof of Vaccination Required

College: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Performance (JPER)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: N/A
Online Withdrawal Deadline: N/A

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:56pm 7/7/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Times: 10:30am - 11:45am

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 531

Date Range: 1/24/2023 - 5/11/2023

JCM Fundamentals: Improv 3

Spring 2023

Taught By: Marc Mommaas

Section: B

CRN: 9124

Credits: 3

In Improvisation 3, students build on their understanding of the evolution of American improvised music explored in Improvisation 2. The class begins with an applied revisiting of the skills learned in Improvisation 1 and 2 and moves quickly into the exploration of the modal revolution in Jazz. The difference between tonal harmony (functional harmony) and modally derived music is listened to and students develop the skills to recognize the difference. Modal improvisatory devices (Pentatonic, Hexatonic, Superimposition, Intervallic devices etc.) are explored and applied through improvisation on modal pieces. Students will learn to recognize the difference in sound and function of chords voiced in 4ths as opposed to 3rds and delve further into the harmonic combinations and explorations during the 60's. Repertoire from the 50's-60's-70’s including modal, mixed modal (combination of tonal and modal concepts) and chromatic concepts will be explored. The music of Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Ornette Coleman, George Russel, Eddie Harris, Joe Henderson and McCoy Tyner are some examples of this musical revolution. This class will culminate in the application of modal and tonal concepts in a personal way through improvisation over the blues, rhythm changes, American Songbook, and Jazz Compositions. This class will be held with instruments in hand. Skills will be developed primarily by ear.

NYC Executive Order: Proof of Vaccination Required

College: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Performance (JPER)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: N/A
Online Withdrawal Deadline: N/A

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:56pm 7/7/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 9:00am - 10:15am

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 531

Date Range: 1/23/2023 - 5/15/2023

JCM Fund: Improv 3 Voice

Spring 2023

Taught By: Catherine Horne

Section: D

CRN: 12358

Credits: 3

In Improvisation 3, students build on their understanding of the evolution of American improvised music explored in Improvisation 2. The class begins with an applied revisiting of the skills learned in Improvisation 1 and 2 and moves quickly into the exploration of the modal revolution in Jazz. The difference between tonal harmony (functional harmony) and modally derived music is listened to and students develop the skills to recognize the difference. Modal improvisatory devices (Pentatonic, Hexatonic, Superimposition, Intervallic devices etc.) are explored and applied through improvisation on modal pieces. Students will learn to recognize the difference in sound and function of chords voiced in 4ths as opposed to 3rds and delve further into the harmonic combinations and explorations during the 60's. Repertoire from the 50's-60's-70’s including modal, mixed modal (combination of tonal and modal concepts) and chromatic concepts will be explored. The music of Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Ornette Coleman, George Russel, Eddie Harris, Joe Henderson and McCoy Tyner are some examples of this musical revolution. This class will culminate in the application of modal and tonal concepts in a personal way through improvisation over the blues, rhythm changes, American Songbook, and Jazz Compositions. This class will be held with instruments in hand. Skills will be developed primarily by ear.

NYC Executive Order: Proof of Vaccination Required

College: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Performance (JPER)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 10

Add/Drop Deadline: N/A
Online Withdrawal Deadline: N/A

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:56pm 7/7/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 10:30am - 11:45am

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 545

Date Range: 1/23/2023 - 5/15/2023

JCM Fund: Improv 3 Vocal

Fall 2022

Taught By: Marc Mommaas

Section: B

CRN: 10446

Credits: 3

In Improvisation 3, students build on their understanding of the evolution of American improvised music explored in Improvisation 2. The class begins with an applied revisiting of the skills learned in Improvisation 1 and 2 and moves quickly into the exploration of the modal revolution in Jazz. The difference between tonal harmony (functional harmony) and modally derived music is listened to and students develop the skills to recognize the difference. Modal improvisatory devices (Pentatonic, Hexatonic, Superimposition, Intervallic devices etc.) are explored and applied through improvisation on modal pieces. Students will learn to recognize the difference in sound and function of chords voiced in 4ths as opposed to 3rds and delve further into the harmonic combinations and explorations during the 60's. Repertoire from the 50's-60's-70’s including modal, mixed modal (combination of tonal and modal concepts) and chromatic concepts will be explored. The music of Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Ornette Coleman, George Russel, Eddie Harris, Joe Henderson and McCoy Tyner are some examples of this musical revolution. This class will culminate in the application of modal and tonal concepts in a personal way through improvisation over the blues, rhythm changes, American Songbook, and Jazz Compositions. This class will be held with instruments in hand. Skills will be developed primarily by ear.

College: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Performance (JPER)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 12

Add/Drop Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 20, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:56pm 7/7/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Times: 10:30am - 11:45am

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 613

Date Range: 8/30/2022 - 12/15/2022

JCM Fund: Improv 3 Drums

Fall 2022

Taught By: David Glasser and Amir Ziv

Section: C

CRN: 10447

Credits: 3

In Improvisation 3, students build on their understanding of the evolution of American improvised music explored in Improvisation 2. The class begins with an applied revisiting of the skills learned in Improvisation 1 and 2 and moves quickly into the exploration of the modal revolution in Jazz. The difference between tonal harmony (functional harmony) and modally derived music is listened to and students develop the skills to recognize the difference. Modal improvisatory devices (Pentatonic, Hexatonic, Superimposition, Intervallic devices etc.) are explored and applied through improvisation on modal pieces. Students will learn to recognize the difference in sound and function of chords voiced in 4ths as opposed to 3rds and delve further into the harmonic combinations and explorations during the 60's. Repertoire from the 50's-60's-70’s including modal, mixed modal (combination of tonal and modal concepts) and chromatic concepts will be explored. The music of Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Ornette Coleman, George Russel, Eddie Harris, Joe Henderson and McCoy Tyner are some examples of this musical revolution. This class will culminate in the application of modal and tonal concepts in a personal way through improvisation over the blues, rhythm changes, American Songbook, and Jazz Compositions. This class will be held with instruments in hand. Skills will be developed primarily by ear.

College: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Performance (JPER)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 12

Add/Drop Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 20, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:56pm 7/7/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 10:30am - 11:45am

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: TBD

Date Range: 8/29/2022 - 12/12/2022

JCM Fundamentals: Improv 3

Fall 2022

Taught By:

Section: A

CRN: 9850

Credits: 3

In Improvisation 3, students build on their understanding of the evolution of American improvised music explored in Improvisation 2. The class begins with an applied revisiting of the skills learned in Improvisation 1 and 2 and moves quickly into the exploration of the modal revolution in Jazz. The difference between tonal harmony (functional harmony) and modally derived music is listened to and students develop the skills to recognize the difference. Modal improvisatory devices (Pentatonic, Hexatonic, Superimposition, Intervallic devices etc.) are explored and applied through improvisation on modal pieces. Students will learn to recognize the difference in sound and function of chords voiced in 4ths as opposed to 3rds and delve further into the harmonic combinations and explorations during the 60's. Repertoire from the 50's-60's-70’s including modal, mixed modal (combination of tonal and modal concepts) and chromatic concepts will be explored. The music of Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Ornette Coleman, George Russel, Eddie Harris, Joe Henderson and McCoy Tyner are some examples of this musical revolution. This class will culminate in the application of modal and tonal concepts in a personal way through improvisation over the blues, rhythm changes, American Songbook, and Jazz Compositions. This class will be held with instruments in hand. Skills will be developed primarily by ear.

College: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Performance (JPER)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 14

Add/Drop Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 20, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:56pm 7/7/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Times: 9:00am - 10:15am

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: TBD

Date Range: 8/29/2022 - 12/12/2022