Jan 28, 2023  
Whittier College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Whittier College Catalog 2021-2022 ARCHIVED CATALOG

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AFBL 102 - History of Jazz


This course examines the development of jazz from its African and African-American folk origins through the blues, early jazz, swing era, bebop, “cool” jazz, fusion and contemporary styles of Jazz. Discussion on the works of jazz musicians, such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane, will emphasize their significance in United States’ historical and social contexts.

Cross-listed with MUS 102
3 credits



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