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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2017-2018 Catalog 
    Oct 27, 2020  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS 102 - The History of Jazz

(3 Credits)
This course provides a survey of the elements leading to the growth and development of the various styles of music that have culminated into the form commonly called jazz. Discussions of both musical characteristics and social/cultural relationships will be central to the progress of the class. By the end of the course the student should have an understanding of various jazz styles, important figures in jazz history, and a systematic process for thinking about the music. Total of 45 hours of lecture.

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