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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||College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Creative Arts
Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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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
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