2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

DNC331: Contemporary Jazz Styles & Techniques

2 Credit(s)
This course is designed for students to explore contemporary jazz styles that blend elements across genres and cultures while rooted in Africanist aesthetics. Styles will be taught in relationship to a variety of music styles. Jazz energy will be emphasized along with individuality within the community, personal style, groundedness and polyrhythms. Readings and selfreflection are required in addition to full participation in the studio. Course is repeatable.