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The Roots of Jazz: An Original American Art Form

By exploring the development of the musical traditions found within specific regions of the US & beyond, this class will focus on people & events that helped shape the evolution of jazz music. We will explore the circumstances & coincidences that propelled jazz into the world as viewed through the lens of cultural, social, technological, political & religious implications.

Course #
MPAJZ-GE 2078
Units
3
Term
Spring, Fall
Department