NYU Steinhardt

Jazz: An American Art Form in Global Context

  • Course Number: MPAJZ-UE 1278
  • Hours: 60
  • Units: 4
  • Description: What is jazz music & how was it shaped & developed byu the specific regions around the world? This class will explore the diverse musical cultures that helped shape jazz music into an original art form. Today, music from around thr world has been integrated into modern jazz styles including Latin America, Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, & the Middle East. By exploring the history & culture of specific geographic poitns, we hope to better understand the process of jazz through it?s history as a model that supports diversity in culture as well as art. Liberal Arts Core/CORE Equivalent - satisfies the requirement for Expressive Cultures
  • Old Course Number: E85.1278