Development of Jazz in American Culture

Jazz in American Culture: Late 19th Century through 1940s

Summer Session A 
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00am–12:30pm
(Taught remotely)

Instructor: Alfredo Rivera

Current matriculated UCLA students can enroll in summer academic courses beginning February 1 on MyUCLA.

In this course, you’ll study the development of jazz in American culture. You’ll discuss different compositional/performance techniques and approaches that distinguish different sub-styles of jazz from one another, as well as key historical figures that shaped the development of jazz from its early years through modern jazz.

Course M50A is not requisite to M50B.

General Education (GE)
Check with your counselor or adviser to see which GE courses fulfill your requirements. See General Education Requirements for more information.

GE Foundation Categories
Foundations of Arts and Humanities -Visual and Performance Arts Analysis and Practice

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