Fostering an understanding and appreciation of jazz music within the context of American history and culture.
Satisfies Brigham Young University core Arts requirement.
Prerequisite: 
Non-music major status.
Course Outline: 
  1. Fundamentals of Music / Origins of Jazz (ca. 1900-1914)
  2. Early Jazz (ca. 1914-1929)
  3. Swing (ca. 1929-1945)
  4. Bop (ca. 1945-1960)
  5. Free Jazz to Fusion (ca. 1960-1975)
  6. Postmodern Jazz (ca. 1975-Present)