2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUS 106 - North American Roots Music

An overview of North American Roots Music from its origins to the current day, with a special focus on Bluegrass music. The Anglo-Irish folk tradition, African American and Latin musical traditions, as well as other important influences will be discussed. Secular and Sacred folk music, traditional Hymnody, the African-American sacred music traditions, Blues, Country, and Bluegrass will be the primary areas of study for the course. Artists Covered in the Class will Include: Bill Monroe, Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed, Vassar Clements, Earl Scruggs, Son House, Charley Patton, Howlin’ Wolf, B.B. King, Staple Singers, Clifton Chenier, Flaco Jimenez and more.

1 semester 3 credits.