Advanced Vocal Improvisation Techniques: Jazz

PSVC-425
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
HR-212 or PSVC-325
Electable by: 
All
Required of: 
Voice principal PERF majors
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location: 
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

An advanced-level course for jazz vocalists designed to improve improvisation skills through application of ear training and harmonic concepts including intervals, scales, and chord patterns. Students will study standard vocabulary used in the jazz idiom, including prescribed melodic patterns and rhythmic grooves played by instrumentalists. They will also transcribe a variety of solos, and write original solo assignments.

Department: 
VOICE
Course chair: 
Anne Peckham