SPECIAL NOTE: subject to enrolement quota
available as an elective
Key Semester Dates
Final WW Date*
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Provides a survey of the development of jazz styles, their musical characteristics and major proponents from the advent of ragtime to modern jazz. These developments are discussed with reference to socio-political context. Students also gain familiarity with selected jazz repertory and the ability to identify the hallmarks of specific regional or historical styles (eg New Orleans, Chicago, swing, be-bop etc.).
ASSESSMENT: research assignment (10%), 1200-word essay (20%), tutorial tests (30%), final exam (40%)
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Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.