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MUS 122 - Survey of Jazz

(3 units) CO7, CO10
Chronological study of jazz music and musicians with emphasis on directed listening.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify the wide range of musical styles and subgenres that make up the jazz soundscape.
2. discuss the complex interaction of music cultures in jazz, and the role this interaction has played in reshaping notions of individual, ethnic, and national identity.
3. articulate how and why jazz’s location on a “cultural hierarchy” has changed in North America over the past century.
4. explain how historical events, new technologies, and shifting cultural values influence – and are influenced by – new jazz styles.


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