All That Jazz: Appreciating an American Art Form

GENINT 711.317

Osher (50+) This course provide an overview of one hundred years of jazz.

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Starting at $135.00
As few as 8 weeks
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About this course:

Jazz can be a mystery to even the most ardent music lover. In this course, we demystify the various styles and genres, leaving you with a clear understanding and a lasting appreciation of the art form. We follow the evolution of jazz from its origins right up until today—a musical journey that covers more than one hundred years as it swings, sings, and plays it hot and cool. We explore the New Orleans Jazz of King Oliver and Louis Armstrong; the Big Bands of Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and Stan Kenton; Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie’s Bebop to the Post-Bop era of Miles and Coltrane; the West Coast Cool Jazz of Gerry Mulligan and Dave Brubeck; the East Coast Hard Bop of Horace Silver, Sonny Rollins, and Thelonious Monk; and Modern/Free Jazz with Ornette Coleman and Eric Dolphy. In the mid-1980's, the inclusion of new technologies led to the Fusion Jazz of Michael Brecker and Pat Matheny, then on to New Age and the extraordinary contemporary artists. This course is an informative and fun way to both listen to jazz and gain a real understanding of a uniquely American art form. This course will be recorded. Students will have access to videos for the duration of the course.

Winter 2023 Schedule

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Tuesday 1:00PM - 3:00PM PT
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Instructor: Andrew Muson
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$135.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
ENROLL BY: Jan 10, 2023
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Plus members pay only $40 for this course. Visitors not permitted. 

You must be at least 50 years old and a current member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UCLA to enroll in this course. If your membership has expired or if you wish to become a new member, please proceed with enrolling in courses and you will be automatically prompted to add a membership during checkout.

Please download a free version of zoom at https://zoom.us/ to participate in this course.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 18, 2023
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Tue Jan 10, 2023
1:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Tue Jan 17, 2023
1:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Tue Jan 24, 2023
1:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Tue Jan 31, 2023
1:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Tue Feb 7, 2023
1:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Tue Feb 14, 2023
1:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Tue Feb 21, 2023
1:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Tue Feb 28, 2023
1:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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