MUS 2402: History and Appreciation of Jazz (2023-2024)

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This course surveys the major periods in jazz history, from its roots in New Orleans to the present. Emphasises the common elements throughout that history: blues, improvisation, the group negotiation of individual agendas, and the spiritual context of the jazz solo. It also explores how jazz interacts with American history at large. This course is intended as General Education. Music Majors fulfilling their Critical Listening Cultural Reflections credits take MUS 4236 Jazz History for Music Majors.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Winter 21723 5 Daniel Kramlich
9:00AM-10:50 AM
Crawford Music Building 201
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Restrictions: Freshman, Sophomore students only.
Equivalent: MUS 4402
Crosslisted with: MUS 4402 CRN: 21725
Attributes: Ways of Engaging
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading, Audit
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term