May 23, 2022  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog

MUS 113 - Jazz Band


FA/SP
The course includes mastery of jazz styles and repertoire in a jazz band ensemble. Students develop musicianship skills, including instrumental methods, jazz and improvisation. Participants perform arrangements in a variety of jazz styles, with arrangements by historical and contemporary jazz composers. Biweekly rehearsals culminate in performances. The ensemble rehearses a minimum of two times per week in addition to scheduled class time and is coached by a faculty member. The faculty member establishes the number of performances when the group is formed. Satisfies Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement. May be repeated up to eight semesters for credit. Only three credits of this course can be applied toward the General Education elective requirement.  

(Cr: 1)