• Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    Course Title: Jazz Band/Improvisation
    Subject: Music
    Grade Level(s): 10-12

    Synopsis of Curriculum

    Jazz improvisation is a class devoted to developing a better understanding of jazz, elements of jazz theory and history, and improvisation techniques.  The history of jazz as an art form, study of major artists, and listening to and performing solos constitute the topics discussed.

     

    Units of Study Titles

    1. Jazz Theory
    2. Improvisation techniques
    3. Transcription techniques
    4. Jazz History