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FOLK 075 401: Jazz: Style and History

G. Ramsey
Seminar: Tuesday, Thursday 10:30-12:00

Cross-listed with: AFAM 077 MUSC 075 WSTD 075

The development of jazz from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. Analysis of the stylistic flux of jazz such as the progression from dance music to bebop and the emergence of the avant-garde and jazz rock. Attention will be given to both the artists who generated the changes and the cultural conditions that often provided the impetus.

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