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INTRODUCTION TO JAZZ (FORMERLY MUSIC 103)

General ElectiveHumanitiesGeneral Transferable Electives

Course Description
A general survey course designed to introduce students to jazz music from the following periods: ragtime, the blues, New Orleans dixieland, Chicago dixieland, stride piano, boogie-woogie, swing, bebop, cool, hard bop, funky, third stream, free jazz, fusion, neoclassicism, Latin jazz. Relevant cultural, biographical, and historical data are covered that pertain to jazz music and its performance. Listening skills are exercised and become the vehicle through which specific jazz music concepts are examined. No previous music experience is necessary or expected.

Course Details

Contact Hours

Credits: 5.0

Lecture: 50
Total: 50

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Class & Syllabi Listing

 Item #  Year Quarter  Instructor Syllabus Additional Files
5507 Spring 2020 Williams, Stanley View Syllabus
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