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Jazz: From Bop to Contemporary FCH204


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This unit continues the investigation into the area of jazz and its evolution over the past century. The focus of this unit's study commences with bop of the 1960s through to the popular styles of today, with attention given to musicians who played an important part in the development of the styles investigated. Students will analyse styles represented and build a reference library of seminal recordings from each era studied.


Unit name Jazz: From Bop to Contemporary
Unit code FCH204
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music

Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes

Teaching staff


Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, weekly; 1 x 1 hr workshop, weekly


Research assignments and workshop test: 20%

Essay (1500 words): 30%

End of Semester exams: 50% listening 20%, written 30%

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Flexible Study Options



Gridley Jazz Styles 11th ed (Prentice Hall)


Turabian Manual 8th ed 978-0-226-81638-8

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