Jazz StudiesOur Program Concentrations
The Jazz Studies program at UNM provides a comprehensive education in the area of jazz, leading to a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies. The performing ensembles include two Big Bands and several small Jazz Combos. Other courses include a four-semester sequence of improvisation, jazz arranging, jazz theory/keyboard and jazz history. Jazz classes are open to all UNM students, regardless of major. Ensembles are by audition only, and other courses may include prerequisites.