This Unit of Study will introduce key analytic concepts and terminology pertinent to contemporary jazz practice, culture and aesthetics. The aim of the Unit of Study is to explore issues relating to the way artists and audiences create and consume jazz music, and how themes such as ideology, race, gender, globalism, media and cultural studies, economics, modernism and postmodernism, structuralism and poststructuralism affect and reflect jazz culture.
One 2 hr tut/week
Participation (20%); Essay (50%), Seminar Presentation (30%)
This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, History and Culture studies.
JAZZ2017 or JAZZ2624Prohibitions
JAZZ3018 or JAZZ3019