Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Vocal Jazz Ensemble
 Hours1.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 2.0 Lab
 ProgramsContaining MUSIC 333R
Course Outcomes

Jazz Voices

Students will learn proper vocal techniques in the vocal jazz idiom and will learn how to perform music from the traditional vocal jazz repertiore.


  • To provide students a high quality vocal jazz experience and instruction.
  • To provide an environment of spiritual, academic, musical and emotional growth.
  • To provide opportunities to learn about jazz/music; its development, construction and expression.
  • To create awareness about vocal jazz history, performance, standards, styles and improvisation.
  • To engage artistically at the highest levels of complexity and competence.
  • To develop improvisation skills and performance techniques, both as a group and as soloists.
  • To rehearse and perfect high quality literature that will represent a wide range of jazz/contemporary/musical periods and styles.