May 06, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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AAS 3560 - History of African American Music II, 1926-Present

Sociohistorical analysis of African American music and its role in shaping modern American music. Recordings and guest musician/lecturers used as integral part of course. Examines big-band era, urban blues, bebop, rhythm and blues, hard bop, black classical composers, avantgarde musical performances, and hip-hop

Requisites: One course in Tier II Fine Arts or Humanities
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • To locate musical traditions within the African-American community as signifying practices.
  • To understand the intersections of gender, class, race, and consumption within Black music.

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