Improvisation in the Jazz/Blues Idiom
Offered - Fall, Spring
Course number - PSIM-327
A study of basic blues playing in the jazz idiom. The 8-, 12-, 16-, and 24-bar blues forms; improvisational techniques applied to inner form; solo analysis of leading and legendary blues players; weekly performed and written homework; weekly solo playing. Recommended for the beginning to intermediate improviser interested in this idiom.
Course Chair: Carl Riley
Prerequisites: PSIM-221 or PSIM-231
Required of: None
Electable by: All