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MUSI247 Blues, Rock and Jazz: The Art of Jamming

Development of practical performance skills on an instrument or voice in the art of improvising in Blues, Rock n Roll, and Jazz styles.

This paper responds to increasing demand from students wanting an introduction to improvisation as a field of performance practice.

Paper title Blues, Rock and Jazz: The Art of Jamming
Paper code MUSI247
Subject Music
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Summer School
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Prerequisite
One of MUSI 140, MUSI 141, MUSI 146, MUSI 156, PERF 102, PERF 103
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Students who have not passed one of MUSI 140, 141, 146, 156, PERF 102 or PERF 103 may be admitted on the basis of equivalent practical musical experience.
Contact
mtpa@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenor: David Harrison
Teaching staff: Arlie McCormick and David Harrison
Paper Structure
Please contact the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts for a copy of the most recent paper profile.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
The ability to perform and improvise successfully in a group setting
Teaching Arrangements
Two 3-hour workshops per week for six weeks.

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Timetable

Summer School

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
T1 Thursday 15:00-15:50 2-7

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 15:00-15:50 2-7
AND
B1 Tuesday 14:00-15:50 2-5, 7
Wednesday 14:00-15:50 2-7