Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
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Music

Academics

Music 273. African American Originals II: Rhythm and Blues, Rock and Contemporary Jazz

African American music from rhythm and blues to rock and roll, from Latin-influenced Cubop and Brazilian Bossa Nova to contemporary jazz. Study of the influence of African-based musical aesthetics and traditions in the United States since 1945. A balance of lecture, listening and discussion. Considerable use of film.