MUSC 4431 The Jazz Tradition
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as MUS 43.1.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Jazz history from its origins to the present. Analysis of recordings, arrangements, and transcriptions. Cultural, economic, and sociological issues that have influenced the development of jazz. Connections between jazz and the aesthetic and philosophical principles of African American artistic expression.
Prerequisite: Music 6.4 or 3214 [21.4], 7.4 or 3234 [23.4] or 3237, and 11.4 or 3243 [24.3]; or permission of the director.