Jul 14, 2024  
Catalogue 2023-2024 
    
Catalogue 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AMST 214 - History of American Jazz


1 unit(s)
(Same as MUSI 214 ) An investigation of the whole range of jazz history, from its beginning around the turn of the century to the present day. Among the figures to be examined are: Scott Joplin, “Jelly Roll” Morton, Louis Armstrong, Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, Count Basie, Thomas “Fats” Waller, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, and Miles Davis.

Prerequisite(s): One unit in one of the following: music, studies in American history, art, or literature; or permission of the instructor.

Not offered in 2023/24.



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