Fullerton College

Music Division

Performing Groups

Jazz Guitar Ensemble


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Jazz Guitar Ensemble is a performance group consisting of intermediate to advanced players. This ensemble rehearses and performs compositions and arrangements for multiple electric guitars and rhythm section in a modern jazz style. Emphasis is on sight-reading, phrasing, articulation, rhythmic accuracy and tonal blend. Performers also receive ample solo time to improvise and to develop their technique. Performers are selected by audition.

MUS 268 F Jazz Guitar Ensemble (1-1-1-1)

Prerequisite: MUS 233 F Jazz Guitar. One hour lecture and one hour lab per week. Lecture/demonstrations are combined with student performances to provide opportunities for learning and growth in the area of jazz guitar. Particular emphasis is placed on the application of advanced guitar techniques to standard jazz literature. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC) (Degree credit)

For additional information contact Dr. Joe Jewell jjewell@fullcoll.edu