Queen's University

Jazz and Big Band Pedagogy [MUSC 470]

MUSC 470/3.0


Topics in Music Education I -  Jazz and Big Band Pedagogy

This course will focus on a brief historical perspective of the big band in jazz.  This will be followed by investigating the techniques, methods and repertoire relevant to directing and leading a jazz ensemble.  Students will be required to perform during class time when relevant.  While this course is intended to focus on jazz and big band content, participants who play instruments from outside the traditional instrumentation are encouraged to participate

Pre-req: Third-year standing and MUSC-191]


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