Basic Improvisation or equivalent knowledge and/or experience. You should have some experience with improvisation on familiar standards (i.e., improvising on the blues form and simply constructed standard songs). You should have some familiarity with chord symbols and the common chord scales.
PC Web browser: Firefox 3.0 or higher, Internet Explorer 7 or higher
Macintosh Web browser: Firefox 3.0 or higher, Safari 3.0 or higher
Flash Player (current version)
QuickTime Player (current version)
Acrobat Reader (current version)
A basic audio recording tool that will allow you to record yourself playing along with a background track and save the recording in MP3 format. You will have a tool to use for this purpose inside the learning environment. Alternatively, you can use software like Audacity, GarageBand, or a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW).
Notation software such as Finale, Finale NotePad, Sibelius, etc. Alternatively, you can opt to hand-write your notation and scan it for submission.
Hardware / OS Requirements
A printer is recommended, so that you can print out music examples used in the course
A scanner may be required if you are going to hand-write your assignments