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C1. Jazz History, Part 2

  • 01/31/2022
  • 02/28/2022
  • 5 sessions
  • 01/31/2022, 10:30 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • 02/07/2022, 10:30 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • 02/14/2022, 10:30 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • 02/21/2022, 10:30 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • 02/28/2022, 10:30 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
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Jazz history is American history – the study of culture, politics, and economics of the 20th century. Its characters are the geniuses, virtuosos, outcasts, pioneers, eccentrics, and revolutionaries of American history. Post-Civil War America presented tremendous division within the country, but this landscape gave rise to a form of music often referred to as America’s only true art form. This course is a lecture beginning in the mid-20th century. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the historical context that continued the evolution of jazz.

Instructor: Paul Buono is a member of the music faculty at WPI, Clark University and Assumption University where he is the director of the jazz ensemble. Paul holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in jazz performance as well as a law degree. He has toured internationally as a pianist and musical director for various ensembles. Paul performs and records regularly and also teaches privately, including online./p>

OPTIONAL BOOKSJazz: Essential Listening (2nd Edition), by Scott Deveaux, Gary Giddins, ISBN: 9780393668346

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