Jan 17, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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MUS-3220 History of Blues

3 credits
This course traces the history and development of blues from African origins through the rural blues of Mississippi, the East Coast and Texas to the electric blues of Chicago, the blues revival of the 1960s and modern blues today. A close examination of the music itself, the people who make it, the rural and urban social contexts that have supported it, the mutual influence and interconnection of blues and rock-and-roll, and the relationship of blues to African-American history and culture. General Education (on-campus) Course Type: JAP (Aesthetic Perspective) General Education (EDP) Course Type: UPR; SHR (Univeral & Philosophical Relationships; Social & Historical Relationships); second half



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