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Jazz and Popular Music I

Division: Fine Arts, Comm, and New Media

Department: Music

Course: MUSC 3030

Title: Jazz and Popular Music I

Description: This course is a survey of the history of Jazz and American Popular Music from the 19th Century to the present day. This course chronologically introduces musical components of jazz and popular music and the contributions of its major artists. Jazz styles to be studied include blues, ragtime, and New Orleans Jazz. Popular music styles to be studied include parlor songs, spirituals, and Tin Pan Alley, Country, Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Hip Hop, and Modern Pop. This course chronologically introduces musical components of jazz and the contributions of its major artists. Students will further develop listening skills that help them identify and intelligently talk about jazz styles.


Courses Taught Fall 2021

SectionScheduleInstructor
3030-001MWF11:30 am-12:20 pmLarsen, Vance

Courses Taught Spring 2022

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