MUS-3140 Jazz Arranging

3 credits

Prerequisite: MUS-1231, 1232, 2013, 2014 or permission of the instructor.

A study of techniques in writing for the common instruments found in a band. Emphasis is on the trumpet, trombone, saxophone and rhythm section instruments. Students learn the correct notation for each of the above. Other topics include music copying, two-part writing, and arranging for the small combo. Written arrangements are required.