Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

MUSC 326 - History of Jazz

This course presents an overview of the development of jazz traditions during the 20th century. Key innovators from jazz multifaceted history are discussed. As a distinctly American music form, jazz has often challenged existing distinctions between "art" and "popular" music, and today is an internationally respected art form. These distinctions are explored related to the changing roles and meanings of jazz within society.

Prerequisites:
MUSC 203

Credits: 3



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