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Introduction to Jazz

MUSIC 204

 

$ 564.00


Instructor: Brian Cameron Harker PhD
Credits: 3.00

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Prerequisite:

Non-music major status.

Description:

Fostering an understanding and appreciation of jazz music within the context of American history and culture.

Course Content:

  1. Fundamentals of Music / Origins of Jazz (ca. 1900-1914)
  2. Early Jazz (ca. 1914-1929)
  3. Swing (ca. 1929-1945)
  4. Bop (ca. 1945-1960)
  5. Free Jazz to Fusion (ca. 1960-1975)
  6. Postmodern Jazz (ca. 1975-Present)

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.

Notes:

Satisfies Brigham Young University core Arts requirement.