Jazz and Race in America Online
Session A (June 3 - July 5)
MUSI S265E 01 (30122)
Jazz and Race in America
Meets online Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12pm-2pm; Fulfills HU distributional requirements
A study of the evolution of jazz, from its precursors in the music of Africa through its beginnings in New Orleans to its fusion with rock in the 1970s . Jazz's greatest artists and their styles are presented with selected music of each jazz period and a discussion of the racial and sociological factors surrounding the genre's development. While no extensive music theory background or formal instrumental experience is required, students who can read music will be best prepared to fulfill the listening and form identification assignments. Enrollment limited. 1 Credit. Tuition: $3300. Technology fee: $85. Session A: June 3 - July 5.