2019-2020 Catalog 
    Sep 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

MUS 103 - Evolution of Jazz

Credit Hours 3
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0
IAI GECC Number F1 904
A survey course which explores the evolution and development of jazz, America’s only native musical art form.  The study begins in 1850 with the blending of African, European, Haitian, and Creole music and culture in New Orleans, which results in the creation of blues, ragtime and improvisation.  The study continues with development of jazz in Chicago, Kansas City, New York, and Los Angeles.  The course introduces blues, Dixieland, big band, bop, cool, hard bop, free and fusion-America’s music.
Is course repeatable for credit? No
Variable Hour Exist No
Mode of Delivery

Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No