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MUSI 4783/6783

Jazz History
Credit Hours:

Aural identification of factual stylistic knowledge of the major works, stylistic trends, and performance practices in twentieth-century jazz. Awareness of the major composers and geographical areas of influence in jazz from the late nineteenth century to the present. Development of a vocabulary for discussing jazz compositions, jazz performance, and improvisation. Demonstrable ability to process and write about music heard in concerts and in the class.


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