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Jazz Improvisation

Learn the basic concepts of improvisation from Gary Burton, one of the most renowned improvisers in the jazz world, including the mental, melodic, and harmonic processes that contribute to the instinctive skills that an improviser puts to use when taking a solo.

Start Date: Apr 01, 2014


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The recipient of this statement has completed a five-week study of the musical tools used by the modern improviser. This includes essential material for creating effective improvisations including chord scales, harmony, song analysis, and melodic concepts.


  • Dates: Apr 01, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Gary Burton
  • Institution: Coursera

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About Coursera: Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

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