Here is a link to the syllabus. Updated syllabus is now available here. Second updated syllabus is available here. Let me know in the comments or via email if you have any questions about the form of the class.
For now, I’ll leave you with a recreation of Kansas City swing (“Blues in the Dark” by Count Basie and Jimmy Rushing) in 1934 from Robert Altman’s Kansas City (1996). The video features solos by James Carter and Joshua Redman: