The History of Jazz - MUS 225 at Southside Virginia Community College

Effective: 2021-08-01

Course Description

Studies the underlying elements of jazz, concentrating on the socio-cultural and historical development from earliest stages to the present. Explores key figures and significant works instrumental in the development and evolution of jazz.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

Increase knowledge of the world of jazz by examining its history, the socio-cultural context of its development, key artists and performances.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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