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AFAM 2960

African American Percussive Music: From Africa to the Americas
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Traditional and contemporary African American percussion music beginning with its African heritage and tracking its development throughout the Americas, with particular emphasis on the United States. Teaching/learning strategies include in-class performance, demonstrations, audiovisuals, and lectures. No previous music performance background is required.


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Study within African American cultural history provides a basis for understanding political, social, and economic relations throughout human history.