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    William Paterson University
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog

MUSI 2740 Jazz History and Analyisis II


This course studies the evolution of jazz from the bebop period (1945-1950) to the present. It explores and analyzes important musical developments in the music, focusing on seminal individual musicians, groups, and musical movements. Historical and cultural factors that influenced the development of jazz are also explored at length. The course includes in-depth analysis of the styles and contributions of important jazz performers, arrangers and composers, and requires the students to apply historical knowledge of style to performances on their major instrument. This writing intensive class is for jazz majors only.
Credits: 3.0