history of rock and roll

The History of American Music: Rock ’n’ Roll (Open to the Public)


Alternate Tuesdays • 1:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m. • Auditorium&Zoom

January 17, 31 • February 14, 28 • March (14 meet at Noon-1:15 p.m. and 2:45-3:45 p.m.), (28 no class) • April 4

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This course focuses on the development of music in the United States and the composers and personalities of our most popular American-born music. Within our country, the genres of music are vast and the evolution of music has many tales to be explored. We will examine the composers and music personalities of the 1970s and 1980s. Genres of this period cover pop-rock, folk, disco, R&B, funk, smooth jazz, jazz fusion, soul, blues rock and progressive rock. The videos and lectures are designed for the lover of all types of music. Don’t miss this fun course. This will be the final semester for this course and it will be replaced with another musically based course in fall 2023.

Instructor/Coordinator: Ellie Monroe     Coordinator: Jim Medici
Tech Coordinators: Jim Monroe and Sue Batie