Document Type

Thesis

Degree

Master of Music (MM)

Department

Music

First Advisor's Name

Gary Campbell

First Advisor's Title

Committee Chair

Second Advisor's Name

Joel Galand

Third Advisor's Name

Michael Orta

Keywords

Jazz guitar

Date of Defense

11-8-2011

Abstract

This thesis presents extended program notes for a sixty-minute guitar graduate recital consisting of the following repertoire in order: Benin; Pure; Home; Closure all by Aaron Lebos; Pat Methany’s Uniquity Road; Sonny Rollins’s Airegin; and Aaron Lebos’s Nothing. These works encompass and display a variety of musical influences and styles. The content of this thesis features detailed information on rhythmic, melodic and harmonic aspects of these works through historical study, musical analysis, and research in performance.

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