Jazz Combo

Rehearsal and performance of traditional jazz standards, Latin, avant-garde and pop instrumental, music for small combo (piano, bass, drums, guitar, and some horns such as saxophone and trumpet). Rehearsals include study of playing compositions with an emphasis on improvising in a small group format. Correct interpretation of classic jazz literature to modern styles is studied in this context of a small combo. Concert performances include major concerts twice each semester in MCC's Theatre, Atrium, or Student Center and there is the potential for additional on-campus or off-campus performances. (This course may be repeated 4 times for a total of 4 credits.) Three laboratory hours, 10+ experiential hours.


Prior experience improvising in a jazz band or permission of instructor; corequisite: MUS 143/MUS 144 is highly recommended 1 Credit.

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MUS-145 Sections for Fall 2020

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MUS-145, Section 001 — CRN #13906
1 Credit Hours — Classroom

John Nyerges

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Scheduled Meeting Times
TypeLocationDate(s)Day / Time
LectureBrighton Campus
Building 12, Room 126
Aug 31st, 2020 – Dec 22nd, 2020Tuesday, Thursday
2:00 pm - 3:20 pm
Type Lecture
Location Brighton Campus
Building 12, Room 126
Date(s) Aug 31st, 2020 – Dec 22nd, 2020
Day / Time Tuesday, Thursday
2:00 pm - 3:20 pm
***Concert Dates: October 16th 6-9PM and December 4th 6-9PM***