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Undergraduate Course Details
Number MUS 117
Title Listening to Jazz
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI


A study of the history of jazz from its origins in the early 20th century to the present day. This course traces its development through various styles including Dixieland, swing, bop, modal, free-jazz, and fusion. Satisfies an elective in the Music minor. Course meets three lecture hours per week. Fundamental music reading skills recommended. Concert attendance outside of class may be required. Not open to students who have received credit for MUS317N.