May 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog [Archived] 
2022-2023 Catalog [Archived] [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUSI 105 - Commercial/Jazz Theory and Musicianship

3 units
3 hours lecture
Prerequisite: MUSI 101  with a minimum grade of C or equivalent
Recommended Preparation: MUSI 103A  or equivalent
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

In this course, students acquire knowledge of tonal harmony used in commercial music and jazz. Emphasis is placed on harmonic, rhythmic and melodic vocabularies chord-scale relationships, and basic keyboard applications. Students develop skills in ear training, writing transcriptions of recorded performances, composition, and music manuscript preparation.

(formerly Music 5)

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