In this course we will be exploring the music of the 1920s. We will look at early jazz, blues, jug band, country and learn how similar themes connect them. You will learn about playing syncopation and 'Charleston' rhythms. Each week you will learn a different tune from the 1920s as well as learning about many recording artists of the era. We will also discuss and explore how to retrieve and analyze music from old records and incorporate it into your own music making.
Prerequisite: Instrument 3
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