Accademia Europea di Firenze
The best way to learn Italian Language, Culture and the Arts in Florence

The Accademia Europea di Firenze is a School of Italian Arts, Language and Culture. Founded in 2005 as an Italian language school for foreigners, over time our school has expanded and transformed to now offer students courses of Italian art and culture, music and dance.
AEF also offers Certificate Programs in Voice & Opera, Drawing & Painting, Dance, and Italian Language & Culture, as well as Study Abroad Programs in collaboration with prestigious American Universities, intensive Summer and Winter Programs and Joint Academic Programs developed with universities from all over the world.
Deeply rooted in Italian history and culture, but compliant with European academic standards, our school is enhanced by our experiential learning approach and the top quality of our faculty, which contribute to the creation of an international community in the city of Renaissance and universal beauty.
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Course Type: Lecture class
Instruction Language: English / Italian
Examination Method: Performance / Recital
Contact Hours: 21 h
Independent Study: 56 h
Performances / Presentations: 8,5 h
Total Work: 85 h
*112,5 AEF Academic Hours [ 1AEF Academic Hour = 45 minutes ]
Time: Meets one time per week; 1,5h 
AEF building, via Cavour 37, Firenze


Jazz Improvisation II is a continuation of Jazz Improvisation I that reaches an upper-level study of the elements of jazz improvisation. Students will be encouraged to develop their improvisational skills as well as their interplay abilities. The students will recognize the advanced elements of jazz improvisation and develop a knowledge of jazz articulation and phrasing in different styles. The students will also develop a knowledge of improvising on alternate scales and complex harmonic formula including modal jazz. 

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