Reading Jazz

MUSC 0021B S01 [CRN: 16701]

This course will explore the musical aesthetics of jazz in texts about its world. Students will listen to music and read poetry, fiction, autobiography and criticism to investigate techniques (including improvisation, rhythm, timbre and articulation), which authors such as Langston Hughes, Ralph Ellison, Charles Mingus, Stanley Crouch and Jack Kerouac employed to describe and support a creative community. Enrollment limited to 19 first year students.
Term
Fall 2019
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
19
Course Attributes
Primary Instructor
Meetings
16:00 - 18:30 Thu - from Sep 4, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Exam Group Code
04

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