MUS 4402: 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, with a special section on Seattle jazz. It also emphasizes the common elements throughout that history-blues, improvisation, the group negotiation of individual agendas, and the spiritual context of the jazz solo. 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 21725 5 Daniel Kramlich
9:00AM-10:50 AM
Crawford Music Building 201
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Restrictions: Junior, Post-Baccalaureate, Senior students only.
Equivalent: MUS 2402
Crosslisted with: MUS 2402 CRN: 21723
Attributes: Writing "W" Course, Ways of Engaging, Upper-Division
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading, Audit
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term