JMUH

4541

Take Me to the River

School of Jazz & Contemp Music: Musical History

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Majors Only

Take Me to the River

Spring 2020

Taught By: Martin Shore

Section: A

CRN: 6356

Credits: 3

This course celebrates the inter-generational and inter-racial musical influence of Memphis and New Orleans in the face of pervasive discrimination and segregation. It looks at how these musical cultures influenced and inspired popular Music around the World, and asks fundamental questions about the origins of American music. The course includes a thorough examination of the combining of the many cultures that resulted in the unique musical world of New Orleans. A fascinating study of the past and the present, this class endeavors to show how the music of today ties directly back to America's rich musical heritage. Co-taught by Martin Shore, director of the documentary Take Me To The River

College: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Musical History (JMUH)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Max Enrollment: 35

Add/Drop Deadline: February 3, 2020 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 12, 2020 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 3:05pm 11/17/2019 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 11:00am - 12:20pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 350

Date Range: 1/22/2020 - 5/11/2020

Take Me to the River

Fall 2019

Taught By: Ernest Brooks, Dirk Freymuth, and Martin Shore

Section: A

CRN: 5981

Credits: 3

This course celebrates the inter-generational and inter-racial musical influence of Memphis and New Orleans in the face of pervasive discrimination and segregation. It looks at how these musical cultures influenced and inspired popular Music around the World, and asks fundamental questions about the origins of American music. The course includes a thorough examination of the combining of the many cultures that resulted in the unique musical world of New Orleans. A fascinating study of the past and the present, this class endeavors to show how the music of today ties directly back to America's rich musical heritage. Co-taught by Martin Shore, director of the documentary Take Me To The River

College: School of Jazz & Contemp Music (JZ)

Department: Musical History (JMUH)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Max Enrollment: 35

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2019 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2019 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 3:07pm 11/17/2019 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 11:00am - 12:20pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 350

Date Range: 8/26/2019 - 12/16/2019