Nov 29, 2023  
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AWS 2120 African American Music

The music of Africa and that of African Americans has become interwoven with that of the Americas. This course provides students with a better knowledge and understanding of the evolution and development of African American music and its various forms and styles from African Roots to Spirituals, Work Songs, Blues, Gospel, Jazz, Rhythm and Blues (Funk, Soul, etc.), Latin (Afro-Cuban, Samba, Meringue, etc.), Reggae, Fusion, and Rap/Hip-Hop, within a sociocultural and historical context.
Credits: 3.0