MUSC 125 - History of Jazz
(ARTD, GEIR, GEEL, [M]) (R and TP/SS only)
A survey of jazz in the United States from the turn of the century to the present. Several major African American figures will be studied in depth. The art of listening to jazz music will be emphasized; outside listening will be required. Open to all students. Three hours each week. Formerly MU 133.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Critical Listening Skills: Aurally identify the various periods of Jazz History from the 1900s to the present. In addition, to identify periods of jazz by listening to the instrumentation.
- Critical Analysis: Demonstrate the ability to write and think critically about the style and various performance practices of Jazz music.
- Integrated Learning : Demonstrate the impact of historical, cultural and socio-political issues how it impacts the music.
- Ethics/Values: Demonstrate an understanding of the inherent value and role of a particular style even when it differs from personal taste.
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