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The History of Jazz

Jazz was the soundtrack of twentieth-century American life, and in this course you will discover the origins and evolution of this uniquely American music. We will meet jazz icons and learn more about major styles and seminal recordings from various decades. Whether you are a novice listener or already familiar with jazz, this course will give you a deeper understanding and appreciation of the art form as well as its socio-political context. Your guide on this musical exploration is a true aficionado, who will share his expertise as a performer, enthusiast, and historian.

Dates:November 7-28, 2016    Check for other dates
Meets:Monday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, 4 Sessions
Instructor:Kim Corbet

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

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