This paper develops practical performance skills on an instrument or voice, in the art of improvising in Blues, Rock n Roll, and Jazz styles.
David Harrison and Arlie McCormick
|Written essay (2,000 words)||40%|
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|
|Teaching period||Summer School|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,038.45|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,212.00|
- One of MUSI 140, MUSI 141, MUSI 146, MUSI 156, PERF 102, PERF 103
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- 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.
- More information link
- For more information, please email the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts.
- 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 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.