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550 个评分
167 个审阅
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中级

Students should be able to play an instrument at a beginner level and be familiar with basic music notation.

完成时间(小时)

完成时间大约为17 小时

建议:6 weeks of study, 3-6 hours/week...
可选语言

英语(English)

字幕:英语(English), 法语(French), 中文(简体), 巴西葡萄牙语, 德语(German), 西班牙语(Spanish)...

您将学到的内容有

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    Use storytelling as a tool to improve your improvisation

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    Practice and use various scales to improve your improvisation skills

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    Identify harmonic motion in a song

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    Use guide tones and guide tone lines when you're improvising

您将获得的技能

Music PerformanceMusicJazzJazz Improvisation
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中级

中级

Students should be able to play an instrument at a beginner level and be familiar with basic music notation.

完成时间(小时)

完成时间大约为17 小时

建议:6 weeks of study, 3-6 hours/week...
可选语言

英语(English)

字幕:英语(English), 法语(French), 中文(简体), 巴西葡萄牙语, 德语(German), 西班牙语(Spanish)...

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完成时间为 1 小时

Welcome to Jazz Improvisation

Welcome to the course! Here we will cover all the details about the course and what you'll need to know to get the most out of your experience....
Reading
3 个视频 (总计 9 分钟), 5 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video3 个视频
Learning Music Online2分钟
How this Course Works4分钟
Reading5 个阅读材料
A Note From Your Teaching Assistant10分钟
Connect with Your Classmates10分钟
Getting to Know You10分钟
Course Resources10分钟
Earn A Course Certificate10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
What Are Your Goals?8分钟
完成时间(小时)
完成时间为 3 小时

Improvisation as a Language

Since everybody who is taking this course starts from a different place in terms of their experience as an improviser, it's important at first to cover some basic material. We'll begin our journey by exploring the language used by jazz improvisors. Improvisation is analogous to language in many ways. With music, we become fluent when the vocabulary (scales and chords) and grammar (harmonic progressions) are assimilated into conversational content or story (melodic themes and structure) and we no longer have to consciously think about them while we play....
Reading
4 个视频 (总计 14 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video4 个视频
The Relationship Between Spoken Language & Music4分钟
Story-Telling3分钟
Creating Your Assignment (week 2)3分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Spoken Language and Improvised Music10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
SELF ASSESSMENT: Improvisation as a Language4分钟
2
完成时间(小时)
完成时间为 4 小时

The Improviser's Vocabulary

In this lesson, we'll explore the improviser's lingo. We'll identify the most common chord scales and the type of harmony they relate to including major, minor, and dominant 7. ...
Reading
6 个视频 (总计 24 分钟), 3 个阅读材料, 3 个测验
Video6 个视频
Learning Scales4分钟
10 Most Important Scales4分钟
The Modes3分钟
Dominant 7 Scale Choices4分钟
Using Chord Scales3分钟
Reading3 个阅读材料
The 7 Modes from Brightest to Darkest10分钟
3 Additional Scales10分钟
How to Record Yourself for Assignments10分钟
Quiz2 个练习
Identify the Scale40分钟
SELF ASSESSMENT: Understanding Others' Vocabulary4分钟
3
完成时间(小时)
完成时间为 3 小时

Making Scale Choices in Real Time

Improvisers must be able to quickly recall chord scales and be able to play around on them fluently. This becomes important when choosing which chord scale to use on a given harmony—another thing we must be able to determine immediately. When a new tune is put in front of you at a session or a rehearsal, there isn't time to take the music home and spend an hour or two working out the correct scales. Improvisers need a quick, mostly intuitive way of making these scale choices in real time as the tune is being played. This week, we'll explore my method for making these quick musical decisions....
Reading
7 个视频 (总计 18 分钟), 3 个测验
Video7 个视频
Finding the Correct Major Scale2分钟
Chord Scale Method2分钟
Finding the Correct Minor Chord Scale2分钟
Minor Examples1分钟
Finding the Correct Dominant Chord Scale5分钟
Creating Your Assignment (week 4)2分钟
Quiz2 个练习
Scale Choices18分钟
SELF ASSESSMENT: 500 Miles High4分钟
4
完成时间(小时)
完成时间为 3 小时

Harmony for Improvisers

It is important for an improviser to clearly imply the harmonies when improvising. It is not enough to just play correct notes on each chord. In this lesson we'll examine how the improviser helps the harmonies move. Part of the improviser's job is to help the listener follow the changes as the chords move from one to another. ...
Reading
5 个视频 (总计 20 分钟), 3 个测验
Video5 个视频
Guide-Tones3分钟
Using Guide-Tone Lines4分钟
Harmonic Motion 26分钟
Creating Your Assignment (week 5)2分钟
Quiz2 个练习
Harmony 16分钟
SELF ASSESSMENT: Memories of Tomorrow4分钟
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创建者 MGNov 20th 2016

This was a truly great course, I learnt so much. And I have been playing piano for almost 60 years! Thanks to a wonderful teacher and musician (brilliant rendition of Chick Corea's Crystal Silence)

创建者 EIAug 13th 2016

Besides being a great musician, Gary Burton is a great educator and he teaches in a very simple way the basic knowledge that an improviser needs.\n\nThank you so much for having this course.

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  • Yes. Learners should have basic proficiency on an instrument before enrolling in this course.

  • While prior knowledge of music theory concepts is not required for enrollment, it would be helpful for you to have a working knowledge of basic concepts, such as key signatures, chord scales, the circle of 5ths, etc. If you feel you need to review these concepts before enrolling in Jazz Improvisation, we recommend first enrolling the our Developing Your Musicianship course offered on Coursera.

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