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HUM2525 The American Music Tradition: Jazz

3 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): satisfactory completion of the general education communications requirement.
The study of a uniquely American art form, covering pre-jazz influences, the significance of New Orleans in the early development of jazz and the later dissemination of jazz throughout America. The evolution of jazz styles from early blues to the present jazz-oriented rock will be explored through the study of individual performers, composers and arrangers. Lecture: 3 hours. Student research required. Substantial writing component. Fulfills state writing requirement.