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A Rough Guide to Jazz History

Bloomingdale percussion faculty, Douglas Marriner, leads this eight-week lecture course designed to inspire a greater appreciation for jazz throughout a variety of developmental periods.

A Rough Guide to Jazz History
  • CLASS
    Lecture Class
  • LENGTH
    8 weeks
$320 per semester
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Fall 2020
Day
Times
Instructor
Start Date
Wed
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Douglas Marriner
10/14/20

What you will learn

Participants will enrich their understanding of jazz by engaging with the fundamental elements involved in each stage of jazz’s development through lecture, discussion, curated listening lists, and demonstrations of musical concepts.

A Rough Guide to Jazz History

Tour the recorded history of Jazz from its origins through its many developments throughout the 20th century. Starting in New Orleans, we investigate Jazz’s roots and branches with an extensive, curated listening list. Taking a chronological approach, this course will open up your ears and understanding of this great music, featuring such pioneers as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis and many more.

The Music of Our Students

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BECAUSE MUSIC MATTERS

MUSIC EDUCATION CHANGES LIVES

We provide access to music education to anyone who seeks it, regardless of economic status, ability, ethnicity, or religion, which has a profound impact on individual lives as well as on our entire community.

We offer Need-based financial assistance

Our goal is to make music education accessible and to remove the financial barrier that may prevent students from participating. Therefore, we offer need-based financial aid to as many students as possible.