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Course Description

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Music - MUSIC 142

Jazz Band 1

2 Credit Hours
2 Lecture Hours
1 Laboratory Hours

Course Description

The Schoolcraft Jazz Band is open to all aspiring jazz performers regardless of major field. The ensemble studies literature from the big band era up through modern jazz arrangements and performs several concerts during the semester. Additional Jazz Band credits may be earned in future semesters by enrolling in the following course sequence (one course per semester): MUSIC 242, 248 and 249.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Consent of department.


  • This course requires an audition prior to registration. Please contact the Music department for details.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the importance of the individual's role in a large performing ensemble.
  • Explain the significance of an individual's role in a performing ensemble.
  • Demonstrate the importance of individual preparation for scheduled public performances.
  • Participate in group preparation for scheduled public performances.
  • Develop technical skills to contribute to the overall quality of the ensemble's performance level.
  • Develop musicianship to contribute to the overall quality of the ensemble's performance level.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2022; MUSIC; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 142117173Jazz Band 1MC2Selva R20/20/0Open$183.00M  07:00 PM-09:54 PM F310

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday