MUH 5807: Evolution of Jazz 2
Course Description for Evolution of Jazz 2
Evolution of Jazz 2
Description: This course continues the study of Jazz music initiated in The Evolution of Jazz by developing an advanced understanding of how the artists approach creating this music and through identifying the various stylistic elements associated with the different historical periods of Jazz music. In addition to presenting an in depth analysis of the most prominent artists and literature through a series of videos, the course will also focus on the cultural dynamics involved in the development of Jazz from 1890 to the present. Course material will also feature analysis of the role of the Jazz drummer, an integral component in the development of Jazz. Course format is organized as a distance-learning course.