• M12B. African American Musical Heritage

    Units: 5

    (Same as African American Studies M12B and Ethnomusicology M12B.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Sociocultural history and survey of African American music covering blues, pre-1947 jazz styles, rhythm 'n' blues, soul, funk, disco, hip-hop, and symbiotic relationship between recording industry and effects of cultural politics on black popular music productions. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

  • M50B. Jazz in American Culture: 1940s to Present

    Units: 5

    (Same as Ethnomusicology M50B.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Course 50A is not requisite to 50B. Survey of development of jazz in American culture. Discussion of different compositional/performance techniques and approaches that distinguish different sub-styles of jazz from one another, as well as key historical figures that shaped development of jazz from its early years through modern jazz. Important historical social issues (segregation, Depression, World War II, Civil Rights Movement) that intersect with history of U.S. and jazz music. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 71A. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Guitar

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 71AF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Global Jazz Studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71B. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Percussion

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 71BF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Global Jazz Studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71C. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Piano

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 71CF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Global Jazz Studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71D. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Saxophone

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 71DF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Global Jazz Studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71E. Instruction in Jazz Performance: String Bass

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 71EF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Global Jazz Studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71F. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Trombone

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 71FF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Global Jazz Studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71G. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Trumpet

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 71GF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Global Jazz Studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71I. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Voice

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 71IF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Global Jazz Studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 99. Student Research Program

    Units: 1 to 2

    Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower-division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.

  • 101. Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Jazz

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 121.) Lecture, four hours. Exploration of assimilation and retention of jazz from U.S. in various countries, with particular emphasis on cultural and social features that form basis for new jazz-ethnic music blends. Letter grading.

  • M103. Creating Musical Community

    Units: 4

    (Same as Ethnomusicology M103, Music M103, and Musicology M103.) Seminar, four hours; discussion, one hour. Limited to school of music majors. Faculty and students make music together in different modes. Students learn certain repertoire, refine it, and bring it to concert performance. Students critically engage musical literacies and notion of social contract that forms basis of musical notation. Drawing from American music folk game traditions, highlights complex history of this country and way in which entire body is used as resource when instruments are unavailable. Letter grading.

  • M111. Ellingtonia

    Units: 4

    (Same as African American Studies M111 and Ethnomusicology M111.) Lecture, three hours. Music of Duke Ellington, his life, and far-reaching influence of his efforts. Ellington's music, known as Ellingtonia, is one of largest and perhaps most important bodies of music ever produced in U.S. Covers many contributions of other artists who worked with Ellington, such as composer Billy Strayhorn and musicians Johnny Hodges, Cooties Williams, and Mercer Ellington. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M119. Cultural History of Rap

    Units: 5

  • 122A. Jazz Styles and Analysis: Early Jazz to Swing Era

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology C122A.) Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Limited to Global Jazz Studies majors or consent of instructor. In-depth analysis of jazz styles and repertoire intended for students with music backgrounds. Letter grading.

  • 122B. Jazz Styles and Analysis: Bebop to Avant-garde

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology C122B.) Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Limited to Global Jazz Studies majors or consent of instructor. In-depth analysis of jazz styles and repertoire intended for students with music backgrounds. Letter grading.

  • 122C. Jazz Styles and Analysis: Jazz since Sixties

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology C122C.) Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Limited to Global Jazz Studies majors or consent of instructor. In-depth analysis of jazz styles and repertoire intended for students with music backgrounds. Letter grading.

  • 127B. Jazz Keyboard Harmony II

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 127B.) Laboratory, two hours; outside study, four hours. Requisite: course 127A with grade of C or better. Study of jazz harmony through use of piano keyboard. Letter grading.

  • 127C. Jazz Keyboard Harmony III

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 127C.) Laboratory, two hours; outside study, four hours. Requisite: course 127B with grade of C or better. Study of jazz harmony through use of piano keyboard. Letter grading.

  • 129B. Jazz Theory and Improvisation

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 129B.) Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Requisite: course 129A with grade of C or better. Elements of jazz theory and improvisation. Medium-level jazz harmonic constructions. Letter grading.

  • 129C. Jazz Theory and Improvisation III

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 129C.) Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Requisite: course 129B with grade of C or better. Elements of jazz theory and improvisation. Advanced-level jazz harmonic constructions. Letter grading.

  • 165. Selected Topics in Composition

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology C165.) Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Preparation: experience and accomplishment in composition. Evaluation of important musical concepts and approaches to enable students to develop greater compositional technique and understanding. Ways composers of jazz, European classical, and other musical genres have successfully approached use of extended compositional forms. Examination of way in which world music traditions have interfaced with jazz and other types of music to create new musical languages. Use of concepts, structural paradigms, and inspiration from literature, visual arts, and other sources to develop student compositions. May be repeated once for credit. Letter grading.

  • 171A. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Guitar

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 171AF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction; outside study, seven hours. Limited to junior/senior Global Jazz Studies majors. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. Grades are assigned by studio instructor in fall and winter quarters and by jury examination in spring quarter. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171B. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Percussion

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 171BF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction; outside study, seven hours. Limited to junior/senior Global Jazz Studies majors. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. Grades are assigned by studio instructor in fall and winter quarters and by jury examination in spring quarter. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171C. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Piano

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 171CF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction; outside study, seven hours. Limited to junior/senior Global Jazz Studies majors. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. Grades are assigned by studio instructor in fall and winter quarters and by jury examination in spring quarter. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171D. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Saxophone

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 171DF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction; outside study, seven hours. Limited to junior/senior Global Jazz Studies majors. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. Grades are assigned by studio instructor in fall and winter quarters and by jury examination in spring quarter. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171E. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: String Bass

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 171EF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction; outside study, seven hours. Limited to junior/senior Global Jazz Studies majors. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. Grades are assigned by studio instructor in fall and winter quarters and by jury examination in spring quarter. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171F. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Trombone

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 171FF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction; outside study, seven hours. Limited to junior/senior Global Jazz Studies majors. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. Grades are assigned by studio instructor in fall and winter quarters and by jury examination in spring quarter. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171G. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Trumpet

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 171GF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction; outside study, seven hours. Limited to junior/senior Global Jazz Studies majors. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. Grades are assigned by studio instructor in fall and winter quarters and by jury examination in spring quarter. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171I. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Voice

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 171IF.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction; outside study, seven hours. Limited to junior/senior Global Jazz Studies majors. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. Grades are assigned by studio instructor in fall and winter quarters and by jury examination in spring quarter. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 175. Jazz Combo

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 177.) Activity, two hours; laboratory, four hours. Preparation: audition. Exploration of composition and improvisation more intensely in smaller jazz combination groups of four to eight musicians. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 176A. Large Jazz Ensembles: Contemporary Jazz Ensemble

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 161T.) Activity, two hours; outside practice, four hours. Preparation: audition. Enrollment by consent of instructor. Larger groups of students play in large ensembles, bands, or orchestras. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 176B. Large Jazz Ensembles: Charles Mingus Ensemble

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 161Z.) Activity, two hours; outside practice, four hours. Preparation: audition. Enrollment by consent of instructor. Larger groups of students play in large ensembles, bands, or orchestras. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 176C. Large Jazz Ensembles: UCLA Jazz Orchestra

    Units: 2

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, four hours. Preparation: audition. Enrollment by consent of instructor. Larger groups of students play in large ensembles, bands, or orchestras. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 176D. Large Jazz Ensembles: Latin Jazz Big Band

    Units: 2

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, four hours. Preparation: audition. Enrollment by consent of instructor. Larger groups of students play in large ensembles, bands, or orchestras. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 176F. Large Jazz Ensembles: World Jazz and Intercultural Improvisation Ensemble

    Units: 2

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, four hours. Preparation: audition. Enrollment by consent of instructor. Larger groups of students play in large ensembles, bands, or orchestras. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 176G. Large Jazz Ensembles: Afro-Cuban Ensemble

    Units: 2

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, four hours. Preparation: audition. Enrollment by consent of instructor. Larger groups of students play in large ensembles, bands, or orchestras. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 186A. Capstone Seminar

    Units: 3

    Seminar, two hours; outside study, seven hours. Limited to senior Global Jazz Studies majors. With approval from faculty advisers, students develop and prepare one-hour recital consistent with global dimension of major, and reflect on process. In lieu of recital, students may develop research-based project, which includes comparable public event (e.g., lecture-demonstration or lecture-recital). Letter grading.

  • 186B. Capstone

    Units: 1

    Seminar, two hours; outside study, seven hours. Limited to senior Global Jazz Studies majors. With approval from faculty advisers, students perform (or have compositions performed in) one-hour recital consistent with global dimensions of major, contributing substantial program notes. Students who have developed alternative capstone projects present work in public event comparable to recital (e.g., lecture-demonstration or lecture-recital). Letter grading.

  • 188. Special Topics in Global Jazz Studies

    Units: 2 to 4

    Lecture, two to four hours; outside study, four to eight hours. Selected topics in global jazz studies. Consult Schedule of Classes for topics and instructors. May be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 197. Individual Studies in Global Jazz Studies

    Units: 2 to 4

    (Formerly numbered Ethnomusicology 197E.) Tutorial, one hour; outside study, five to 11 hours. Preparation: 3.0 grade-point average. Limited to senior Global Jazz Studies majors. Individual intensive study with scheduled meetings to be arranged between faculty member and student. Tangible evidence of mastery of subject matter resulting in final research project required. May be repeated for maximum of 8 units. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 199. Directed Research or Senior Project in Global Jazz Studies

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Limited to junior/senior Global Jazz Studies majors. Supervised individual research or investigation under guidance of faculty mentor. Culminating paper or project required. May be repeated for maximum of 8 units. Individual contract required. Letter grading.