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College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MHMUS 211J — Jazz History II

3 credits

Prerequisite: MHMUS 111J. A course covering the origins and development of jazz music and an introduction to its major contributors as well as the exploration of musical and social issues associated with jazz. This course continues a review of the major developments in the United States with the many styles of jazz prevalent from approximately 1930 to 1970. The impact of the Great Depression, musical theater, black-owned record labels, the civil rights movement, as well as the music of artists such as Bennie Moten, Fletcher Henderson, Paul Whiteman, Count Basie, Louis Jordan, Benny Goodman, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, and Charles Mingus will be studied.