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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2023-2024 Catalog 
    Dec 01, 2023  
2023-2024 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. * Arts/Humanities Approved General Education Course.  Total of 45 hours of lecture.

Semesters Offered: Spring Only, All Years.

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