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2007-2008 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2007-2008 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AMS 232 - Foundations of Jazz


A study of the roots of jazz music in America, the major characteristics of the genre, and the historical developments that led to the jazz movement of the 1920’s. The impact of jazz on contemporary music will also be explored. The class will have an experiential component enabling students to integrate jazz principles with practice. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities core requirement.

Prerequisites & Notes
Crosslisted with MUS 230.

(Cr: 3)