This unit begins an investigation into jazz and its evolution over the past century. The study in this unit commences with the use of spirituals and continues through to the swing era. The content of the unit highlights the musicians who played an important part in the development of the styles investigated. Students will analyse the styles represented and build a reference library of seminal recordings from each era studied.
|Unit name||Jazz: From Spirituals to Swing|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Dr Anne-Marie Forbes
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Semester||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2015: $769.00||2015: $2,102.00||100101|
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1 x 2 hr lecture, weekly; 1 x 1 hr workshop, weekly
Research assignment and workshop test:20%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Gridley, Jazz Styles 11th ed (Prentice-Hall)
Turabian Manual 8th ed 978-0-226-81638-8
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