Explores the diverse cultural strands that came together to create jazz in the United States (African-American, Latino, European), interactions with indigenous musics and cultures elsewhere as it spread worldwide, and the influence those interactions have on jazz's continuing evolution. Students also spend time working with basic concepts of musical improvisation. Falls. Prerequisite(s): MU 1220; Music or Music Education majors only. (DICO)(GACO)
*All course information is from the 2015-2016 Catalog.