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MUS 111 - Jazz In Contemporary America

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: GRCC College Level Writing (English ACT 18 or higher OR successful completion of EN 097 or higher OR English (Write Placer Plus) 5 or higher)
Description: This course is a survey of the different genres of Jazz music beginning with its earliest origins and continuing through the development of various different styles. Students will identify and discuss the historical and societal influences that contributed to the evolution of jazz. The study will include field hollers, blues, Dixieland, swing, bebop, cool, and other forms. No musical background is required.

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: Humanities

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