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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Music

MUSC 212 (IT) Jazz: America and Beyond (1)

This course will present an overview of the evolution, contexts, and artistry of Jazz music and musicians. Primary focus will be on the recordings of seminal artists. Reading and discussion will offer additional perspectives. Students will synthesize these elements, constructing their own understanding of Jazz music and its many dimensions.

Mode of Inquiry: Interpreting Texts

  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Nord/Miley