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MUS 464 A - Jazz History I

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Presents jazz music history chronologically while providing historical background information drawn from other disciplines to illuminate the many ways that jazz has influenced, and been influenced by, American and global societies. Explores the many ways that jazz has encountered other art forms. Unpacks the many issues deeply associated with jazz music's history -- issues of race, class, mass media, gender, critical reception, etc. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: Prior musical knowledge and training preferred but not required. Consent of instructor.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


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