2015 Winter Session Class and Trip
January 14 – 18 (5 days/4 nights)
Music and Culture Trip to Puerto Rico
· Travel to the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico, an important hub of salsa and Latin jazz where many giants of Latin music began their careers.
· Learn about the Puerto Rican folkloric styles Bomba and Plena, as well as popular genres that developed from these traditions.
· Trace the rhythmic and song form structures back through the slave trade of West Africa. Experience the synchronicity of culture, music, and dance.
**You can take AJZ 366: Exploring the Roots of Salsa and Latin Jazz (1cr) for credit. WCU tuition and fees apply.Please see or email Dr. Jacoby (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have further questions and payment information.