Introduction to Jazz [C]

Open to all students. Traces the history of jazz from its African roots to the present, covering its development through specific historical eras, including the African retentions in American jazz, work songs, spirituals, blues, early syncopated music, ragtime, the music of New Orleans, swing, big band, small combos, bebop (modern jazz), avant garde, and contemporary.

 

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