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The Out-of-School Musical Engagements of Undergraduate Jazz Studies Majors

Abstract This multiple-case study addresses the nature of the out-of-school musical engagements of four undergraduate students who were enrolled as jazz studies majors in a large school of music in the U.S. southwest. It concerns what they did musically when they were outside of school, why they did what they did, what experiences they said they learned from, and how their out-of-school engagements related to their in-school curriculum. Research on jazz education, informal learning practices in music, and the in-school and out-of-school experiences of students informed this study. Data were generated through observation, interviews, video blogs (vlogs), and SMS text messages.

Analysis of data revealed that participants engaged with music when out... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Libman, Jeffrey B. (Author) / Tobias, Evan (Advisor) / Kocour, Michael (Committee member) / Schmidt, Margaret (Committee member) / Solís, Theodore (Committee member) / Stauffer, Sandra (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music education / Music / jazz / jazz education / music / music education / out-of-school / undergraduate
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 264 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music Education 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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