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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2023-24

MUS 5.02 History of Jazz since 1959

This class examines developments in jazz, starting with historic 1959 recordings by Ornette, Coltrane and Miles Davis, followed by soul jazz, modal jazz, jazz funk, the avant-garde, big bands, Afro-Latin jazz and world jazz. Class work includes close listening, discussions, collaborations and in-class presentations. Students also complete required reading, listening and writing assignments and attend jazz performances, resulting in a deeper understanding and appreciation for jazz and improvisation, both worldwide and in our daily lives.

Cross Listed Courses

AAAS 39.02

Degree Requirement Attributes

Dist:ART; WCult:W

The Timetable of Class Meetings contains the most up-to-date information about a course. It includes not only the meeting time and instructor, but also its official distributive and/or world culture designation. This information supersedes any information you may see elsewhere, to include what may appear in this ORC/Catalog or on a department/program website. Note that course attributes may change term to term therefore those in effect are those (only) during the term in which you enroll in the course.