Unformatted text preview: After completing this chapter, you should be able to: 1. Hear and identify important style features of jazz, especially improvisation, jazz instruments and instrumental roles, syncopation and swing rhythms, and jazz ensembles (combos and big bands). 2. Hear and identify important styles of jazz, especially ragtime, blues, New Orleans jazz, swing, bebop, and jazz-rock fusion. 3. Follow the structure of important jazz works, especially twelve-bar blues and thirty-two-bar song forms. 4. Hear the influence of jazz and blues in music written for the concert hall. 5. Follow scenes and musical relationships in an American musical. 6. Hear significant features of Yoruba drumming and isicathamiya choral singing....
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- Spring '07
- New Orleans Jazz, jazz-rock fusion