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|
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|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%
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Gridley, Jazz Styles 11th ed (Prentice-Hall)
Turabian Manual 8th ed 978-0-226-81638-8
Shipton A New History of Jazz (Continuum)
Tirro Jazz A History (Norton)
Southern The Music of Black Americans (Norton)
Boyer the Golden Age of Gospel (Univ of Illinois Press)