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    Skidmore College
   
 
  Jan 16, 2018
 
Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Catalog 2017-2018
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MU 306 - History of Jazz in America


Credits: 3
A study of the evolution of jazz in America from its roots in various types of black folk music to its eventual emergence as an eclectic, contemporary art form. Special emphasis will be placed on the sociological implications of jazz as a genre of serious black music. Some consideration may be given to gospel, soul, and rock music, all of which are close relatives of jazz.
Prerequisites:  , equivalent knowledge of music notation and theory, or permission of instructor.
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