Please be aware that new requirements exist for the recital for those students who are taking it as a Capstone course. Please consult your academic advisor.
All instrumental jazz performance majors must pass the Final Improvisation Proficiency Exam (FIPE) before they will be allowed to play a senior recital. The FIPE will take place each semester during finals week and be adjudicated by no fewer than five members of the jazz faculty. Each student must demonstrate competency in the art of jazz improvisation on repertoire drawn from the UNT course of study in jazz improvisation. (MUJS 2360,2370, 3360, 3370) Repertoire lists may be found in section 12.01 of this handbook.
The jazz piano club is a new, student-run organization. The club organizes master classes and concerts with visiting artists. It also serves as an excellent way for the pianists to communicate with each other.
Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions regarding the club.
Applied guitar students and those enrolled in MUJS 1131 or 1132 and guitar ensembles are expected to participate in this vital contribution to the excellence of the program. Meetings will coincide with jazz guitar departmental times. The dues for this club are $60 per year, which pays for artists. There are have been many guest artists and clinicians brought to the University through the annual Spring Lecture Series and the North Texas Guitar and Bass Club.
32. What Is This Thing Called Love?
34. Four Brothers
36. If I Were A Bell
37. Someday My Prince Will Come
38. Like Someone In Love
39. I Thought About You
40. Darn That Dream
42. Line For Lyons
44. The Song Is You
45. My Romance
46. But Beautiful
[Recent tunes in 3360 have included: One Finger Snap, Up Jumped Spring, The Way You Look Tonight, Bohemia After Dark, Driftin', Windows, Dolphin Dance, Wee Dot, Tones for Joan's Bones.]
1. So What
2. Little Sunflower
3. Freddie Freeloader
4. Sonnymoon For Two
5. Blue Monk
6. Now's The Time
7. Blues By Five
8. Satin Doll
9. Pent Up House
10. St. Thomas
11. Take The "A" Train
12. Moonlight In Vermont
13. Eighty One
This class is team-taught by Fred Hamilton, Lynn Seaton, Stefan Karlsson, and Ed Soph and is designed to focus on specific topics that relate to the rhythm section in a small jazz group.
Jazz Chamber Music is an extension of Jazz Improvisation. Small performance groups are formed from among those students enrolled in the class. Small Groups provide an excellent opportunity to apply and further develop one’s improvisation and performance skills. Students involved in small groups also meet in forum twice weekly.
Jazz trombone ensemble, directed by a graduate teaching fellow. Does not fulfill a lab credit for the rhythm section.
Latin Jazz Lab is directed by José Aponte and focuses on Latin jazz and related styles. Indicate your preference to be considered for this group on the Lab Band audition form.