Minor in American Studies - The History of Jazz MUSC 2020   The History of Jazz
This course is a survey of the origins and development of jazz, concentrating on the historical and social contexts of music and musicians. We will discuss many of the kinds of music that have been called jazz, and we will analyze their roles in twentieth century culture. Knowledge of musical notation and terminology is not required.
  • Lecture
  • Discussion

FORMAT COMMENTS: Lecture/discussion/3 hours
EXCLUSIONS: MUSC 2013X/Y.06, MUSC 3313X/Y.06