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Subject:

Music

Title:

MUSIC-118 History of Jazz - (SC) - 3 Units

Instructor:

Zebley, Matthew

Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL-122 or equivalent



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

MUSIC-118

2412

MW

12:30-1:50pm

M-127

3 Units

Full Term


Catalog Course Description
MUSIC-118 History of Jazz
3 unit(s)        SC
  • 54 hours Lecture per term
  • Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL-122 or equivalent
 
This course presents the history of jazz music from African retentions, ragtime, stride, dixieland, swing, bebop, and cool, to various contemporary jazz and fusion art forms. It includes a study of the cultural forces that have shaped the art from European, African, Latin, and African-American influences. The class explores the contributions and conflicts of African-Americans throughout the history and development of this American music. CSU, UC

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