Jazz offers a comprehensive study of the history and cultural development of this rich and powerful musical world. Students will enhance their musical experience by studying the historical roots of jazz culture in America and by following its development over time to more modern influences.
CHAPTER 1: Listening to Jazz
CHAPTER 2: Jazz Heritages
CHAPTER 3: The Blues
CHAPTER 4: Piano Styles: Ragtime to Boogie-Woogie
CHAPTER 5: Early New Orleans and Chicago Style Jazz
CHAPTER 6: Swing
CHAPTER 7: Duke Ellington
CHAPTER 8: Bop
CHAPTER 9: Cool/Third Stream
CHAPTER 10: Miles Davis
CHAPTER 11: Hard Bop, Funky, Gospel Jazz
CHAPTER 12: John Coltrane
CHAPTER 13: Free Form, Avant-Garde
CHAPTER 14: Jazz/Rock Fusion
CHAPTER 15: Contemporary Trends: A Maturing Art Form
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