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Music's Big Bang: The Genesis of Rock 'n' Roll (Coursera)

Nov 29th 2021
Music's Big Bang: The Genesis of Rock 'n' Roll (Coursera)
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Explores the factors — musical and cultural — that led to the birth of American rock 'n' roll music in the early 1950s. Covers in detail the genres, styles and people that converged to create this new music.
Average: 1 ( 4 votes )

The American South: Its Stories, Music, and Art (Coursera)

From small farms to urban neighborhoods, from the region itself to the more distant worlds of the southern diaspora, we discover the stories, music, and art of the American South.
Average: 6 ( 3 votes )

The Blues: Understanding and Performing an American Art Form (Coursera)

The blues is an American art form and the most important musical form in jazz. Although there are other formal paradigms of the blues, such as 8-bar or 16-bar, this course focuses on different incarnations of the 12-bar blues. There are considerable differences between Early Jazz blues, Swing blues, [...]
Average: 4 ( 4 votes )

Learn Jazz Piano: IV. Final Topics & Two Programmed Concerts (FutureLearn)

Explore advanced blues sequences, ballads, special devices and comping. Incorporate Latin and funk influences into your style. Combine everything you’ve learned with the final course in the Jazz Piano series
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Learn Jazz Piano: II. Improvising on Jazz Standards (FutureLearn)

Explore improvisation in jazz music and further develop your ability to improvise jazz piano. You’ll learn more about the blues and jazz standards and explore in more depth the nature of improvisation.
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Learn Jazz Piano: III. Solo Piano and Advanced Topics (FutureLearn)

Take your jazz music to the next level and learn how to play a jazz waltz, play in root position and more. Get to grips with scale and chord theory and learn fifteen new tunes.
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Learn Jazz Piano: I. Begin with the Blues (FutureLearn)

Get an introduction to the wonderful world of playing jazz piano and learn to play and improvise on the blues and a jazz standard. This online course is the first of four on playing jazz piano. It is aimed at playing modern jazz piano in a group context.
Average: 1 ( 3 votes )