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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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JAZZ 380 - Special Topic: The Jazz Avant Garde

Next Offered: [TBD]
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 2 to 3 hours
A study of post-bebop projections in American improvised music, beginning with the first sustained developments and reactions to metrically and harmonically confined styles. The course will focus on the philosophical bases of this music (the so-called: “new thing,” avantgarde jazz, “creative music,” etc.), the emergence of new forms, musical content (and the implications for newer improvisational resources and approaches), the changed (and the changing) contexts in which this music was/is performed, and important practitioners and their music.
Instructor: W. Logan
Prerequisites & Notes

Prerequisite: JAZZ 291. Consent of instructor required.
Enrollment Limit: 20.

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