Document Type

Honors Project

Publication Date

Spring 5-29-2013


Developing Depth and Dimension: A step-by-step, comprehensive introduction to the world of jazz for young musicians. This work begins with a philosophical discussion of the educational methods that are incorporated into the following games, lesson plans and writings. The project is directed toward students who have little to no experience playing jazz or improvising. It is meant to provide a foundation for continued success and development throughout their musical lives.

Level of Honors

cum laude


Conservatory of Music


Nick Keelan

Memo.mp3 (4400 kB)
"Naima" arr. Shauna McFaul