Jazz | Pop Theory Class
What's covered in class?
Jazz Theory 1 Class covers the basic fundamentals of music theory, ranging from writing notation, clefs and time signatures, up through the major scale system, circle of 4ths/5ths and finally into chords, starting with triads, chord spelling and starting 7th chords, which are used in Jazz and much of modern music. [FALL 2018 Semester]
Jazz Theory 2 Class picks up where Class 1 ends, reviewing scale and chord spellings, and moving into basics of chord progressions, including Jazz chord progressions, along with discovering extended 7th chords and chordal alterations. [WINTER 2019 Semester]
Overall, this class will prepare any student with the tools they need to start exploring the harmonic color of musical sound on their instrument; plus, having the ability to analyze other musician's music as well as composing music themselves.
Based off of Ray Brown's University-level Jazz Pop Music Theory Class
Please be aware: This is NOT an instrument class. This is Theory class only.
$310 per student. This covers fifteen, 60 minute classes in the semester (about $20 per class).
Payment is due on the first day of class.