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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