WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF JAZZ IMPROVISATION
The series of articles below is part of the syllabus for Jazz Improvisation courses MUS 331,332 and 530 at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Instructor: Prof. Joan Wildman
From the class gig during spring semester, 2001, you can listen to two recorded excerpts set with my animations. Hope you will enjoy them!
Jamie plays some blues with Paul
Justin plays his alto along with guitar, bass, and drums
There are other animated solos from earlier semesters
, as well.
- Article 1. Aspects of jazz rhythm and accent
- Article 2. Jazz melody
- Article 3. Jazz harmony
Several resource sites are also used for the class:
Other Music Places you might like to visit include: