Fall 2010 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

DeRose-Chiffolo, Chris
Discipline and Number
MUSI 2324 Section 001
F Time 10:30 AM - 1:15 PM
Course Title
Electric Guitar

Description of Course:

This course is for students at UT Dallas who are interested in expanding their musicianship skills in a performance ensemble for electric guitars. Basic skills such as sight-reading (linear and chord), stylistic articulation and phrasing, and improvisation will be covered. Arrangements over a wide variety of styles, including jazz, rock, latin, and classical will provide the framework for these skills.

Required Texts:

Jazz Styles and Techniques: A Primer for the Ensemble Guitarist

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

The ensemble can accomodate any level of student, from beginning to very advanced players. The student must provide his or her own guitar and cable. Tuners are optional, but recommended.

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