Music Jazz (MUJZ)

MUJZ-355  Jazz Music History  3 Credits  
MUJZ-355C  Jazz Music History  3 Credits  

A study of the evolution of American jazz music from its roots in Africa to the present day. Presents development of various musical styles, forms, improvisations, significant musical concepts and major figures from the past, present and future of jazz and commercial music. Includes an introduction to world music elements. This course satisfies the Core Curriculum Fine Arts requirement. Lab fee provides for concert tickets.

MUJZ-370  Jazz Improv Styles/Analysis  2 Credits  

A study of the evolution of American jazz music from its roots in Africa to the present day. Presents development of various musical styles, forms, improvisations, significant musical concepts and major figures from the past, present and future of jazz and commercial music. Includes an introduction to world music elements. Attendance of 3 concerts required. This course satisfies the Core Curriculum Fine Arts requirement. Offered Spring of even years. Lab fee.

Terms Typically Offered: Spring, even years.