Introduction to Jazz

Introduction to Jazz
Fostering an understanding and appreciation of jazz music within the context of American history and culture.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNon-music major status.
 NoteFor non-music majors.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 OfferedHonors also.
 ProgramsContaining MUSIC 204
Course Outcomes

Honors Intro to Jazz

  • Master a basic vocabulary for describing musical events
  • Be able to reproduce a chronology of the most important events (including recordings) in the history of jazz
  • Be able to recognize important styles, pieces, and soloists, by ear