Music

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:

None

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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: 

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