Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Mus 356U Jazz And American Culture: How History Shaped Our Music, Then and Now

Examines jazz and its development in the context of American history. Jazz, pre-jazz, contemporary practice, and related sub-genres will be explored through listening and analysis. The cultural context from which the music emerged will be dissected and discussed. Covers period from the mid-1800s to today.


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