JMUH

4541

Take Me to the River

School of Jazz & Contemp Music: Musical History

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Majors Only

Take Me to the River

Fall 2018

Taught By: Bryan Abreu

Section: A

CRN: 7832

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

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment 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: 10:46pm 8/19/2018