Theory & Performance 1A
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Department: Performance
Course Number: JPER 1211
Course Format: Group Lessons
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Musical Analysis
  • Jazz
Applied theory in the 12 major keys, along with the associated harmonic minor keys based on the second and sixth degrees of each major scale. Students learn how to develop improvisational vocabulary out of major and harmonic minor scales and how to apply and employ such vocabulary in appropriate harmonic contexts.
Course Open to: Majors Only


Open to Lang/Jazz BA/BFA students.

Open to School of Jazz & Contemp Music students.


Open to Undergraduate students.