Music

Michael L. Bodolosky, History (Evolution) of Jazz, Spring 2018

Course Description:

This class presents a survey of American Jazz from the beginning to the late 20th Century. The various styles and major contributors to those styles will be discussed. The course is nontechnical and is geared to non-musicians. Music terminology and concepts will be discussed that will provide students a greater understanding of how to listen to jazz and what to listen for in a jazz recording or performance. Critical listening will be stressed through classroom and assigned work.

Required Text:

- History and Tradition of Jazz, Thomas E. Larson. Publisher: Kendall Hunt Edition 5. ISBN: 978-1-4652 7868 - 5

Syllabus: 

Michael L. Bodolosky, History (Evolution) Of Jazz, Spring 2017

Course Description:

This class presents a survey of American Jazz from the beginning to the late 20th Century. The various styles and major contributors to those styles will be discussed. The course is non-technical and is geared to non-musicians. Music terminology and concepts will be discussed that will provide students a greater understanding of how to listen to jazz and what to listen for in a jazz recording or performance. Critical listening will be stressed through classroom and assigned work.

Required Texts:

History and Tradition of Jazz, Thomas E. Larson
Publisher: Kendall Hunt Edition 4
ISBN: 9780757587276

Syllabus: 
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Michael L. Bodolosky, History (Evolution) Of Jazz, Spring 2016

Course Description:

The course focuses on the chronological development of jazz from its beginnings on the plantation to its present state as a world concert music. Various influences such as spirituals, ragtime and blues will be examined. The primary focus of the course will be of listening and analyzing jazz in a more critical fashion.

Required Texts:

-History and Tradition of Jazz, Thomas E. Larson, Publisher: Kendall Hunt Edition 4, ISBN: 9780757587276

Syllabus: 
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Michael L. Bodolosky, History (Evolution) Of Jazz, Spring 2014

Course Description:

The course focuses on the chronological development of jazz from its beginnings on the plantation to its present state as a world concert music. Various influences such as spirituals, ragtime and blues will be examined. The primary focus of the course will be of listening and analyzing jazz in a more critical fashion.

Required Texts:

History and Tradition of Jazz, Thomas E. Larson
Publisher: Kendall Hunt Edition 4
ISBN: 9780757587276

Syllabus: 

Michael L. Bodolosky, History (Evolution) Of Jazz, Spring 2013

Course Description:

The course focuses on the chronological development of jazz from its beginnings on the plantation to its present state as a world concert music. Various influences such as spirituals, ragtime and blues will be examined. The primary focus of the course will be of listening and analyzing jazz in a more critical fashion.

Required Texts:

History and Tradition of Jazz, Thomas E. Larson, Publisher: Kendall Hunt Edition 4 ISBN: 9780757587276

Syllabus: 
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Michael L. Bodolosky, History (Evolution) Of Jazz, Spring 2011

Course Description:

The course focuses on the chronological development of jazz from its beginnings on the plantation to its present state as a world concert music. Various influences such as spirituals, ragtime and blues will be examined. The primary focus of the course will be of listening and analyzing jazz in a more critical fashion.

Required Texts:

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Syllabus: 
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Michael L. Bodolosky, History (Evolution) of Jazz, Fall 2018

Course Description:

This class presents a survey of American Jazz from the beginning to the late 20th Century. The various styles and major contributors to those styles will be discussed. The course is nontechnical and is geared to non-musicians. Music terminology and concepts will be discussed that will provide students a greater understanding of how to listen to jazz and what to listen for in a jazz recording or performance. Critical listening will be stressed through classroom and assigned work.

Required Text:

- History and Tradition of Jazz, Thomas E. Larson. Publisher: Kendall Hunt Edition 5. ISBN: 978-1-4652 7868 - 5

Syllabus: 

Michael L. Bodolosky, History (Evolution) of Jazz, Fall 2017

Course Description:

This class presents a survey of American Jazz from the beginning to the late 20th Century. The various styles and major contributors to those styles will be discussed. The course is non-technical and is geared to non-musicians. Music terminology and concepts will be discussed that will provide students a greater understanding of how to listen to jazz and what to listen for in a jazz recording or performance. Critical listening will be stressed through classroom and assigned work.

Required Text:

History and Tradition of Jazz, Thomas E. Larson. Publisher: Kendall Hunt Edition 5. ISBN: 978-1-4652 7868 - 5.

Syllabus: 
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Michael L. Bodolosky, History (Evolution) Of Jazz, Fall 2016

Course Description:

This class presents a survey of American Jazz from the beginning to the late 20th Century. The various styles and major contributors to those styles will be discussed. The course is non-technical and is geared to non-musicians. Music terminology and concepts will be discussed that will provide students a greater understanding of how to listen to jazz and what to listen for in a jazz recording or performance. Critical listening will be stressed through classroom and assigned work.

Required Texts:

History and Tradition of Jazz, Thomas E. Larson
Publisher: Kendall Hunt Edition 4
ISBN: 9780757587276

Syllabus: 
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Michael L. Bodolosky, History (Evolution) Of Jazz, Fall 2015

Course Description:

The course focuses on the chronological development of jazz from its beginnings on the plantation to its present state as a world concert music. Various influences such as spirituals, ragtime and blues will be examined. The primary focus of the course will be of listening and analyzing jazz in a more critical fashion.

Required Texts:

-History and Tradition of Jazz, Thomas E. Larson, Publisher: Kendall Hunt Edition 4, ISBN: 9780757587276

Syllabus: 

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