Jan 27, 2023  
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AAST 171 - Introduction to African American Music I

FC ARHU CD
4 credits
The first semester of a one-year survey of musical styles and forms cultivated by African Americans. First semester includes West African music and West African continuity in the American, early African American instrumental-vocal forms, and the social implications of African American music. Second semester includes later instrumental and vocal music (jazz, blues, rhythm and blues, gospel, soul, etc.) and important composers and performers of works in extended forms.
This course is cross-listed with JAZZ 290, MHST 290


This course is appropriate for new students.



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