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|MUSC 1112 - Jazz|
Examines the evolution of the creative improvisational musical styles commonly called jazz, from its African-American roots to its status as one of America’s classical musics and an internationally valued art form. Explores the contributions of African and European musical traditions and African-American spirituals, work songs, and blues. Examines major contributors and stylistic development and change through selected audio and audio-visual presentations. Also considers the sociocultural dynamics that have affected musical evolution and acceptance.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
CAS Core MOI: Arts Context, NU Core Comp Stdy of Cultures, NU Core Arts Lvl 1, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design