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B. Lawing

A general introduction to jazz. The class will explore the roots of jazz, will critically examine jazz improvisation, and will present a history of jazz from its beginnings to the present.

Satisfies a requirement in the Africana Studies major (Geographic Region: North America).
Satisfies the Visual and Performing Arts distribution requirement. 


No music training required.
(Normally offered in fall of alternate years.)