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College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUSI 264 - History of Jazz


This course surveys the rich history and development of jazz music and its associated culture. A thorough exploration of jazz’s principal artists and style periods will be undertaken, along with related studies of race and conflict, gender, geography, and African-American cultural values. A particular emphasis is placed on listening; students will become familiar by ear with a wide variety of jazz repertoire, artists, and styles. Offered yearly. (4 Credits)