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Guitar — Summer Student Activities

September 11th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Guitar Professor Peter Yates has let us know about performances this summer in Guatemala He says: I would like to share this notice of summer activities by two of our UCLA students, one in my studio (Hanna Yocute), and her sister who has been admitted to the Ethno area (Sarah Yocute). Our UCLA sister-Guitarists/Singers Hanna […]

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Herb Alpert School of Music Artists Contribute to Multiple GRAMMY-Nominated Projects

December 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Jazz, classical, world music, and composition faculty and staff at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music are among a talented pool of artists who contributed to projects recognized by the Recording Academy with 2017 GRAMMY nominations. Our namesake and patron, Herb Alpert, also hit a major milestone: he received his tenth GRAMMY nod this […]

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Mariachi de Uclatlan entertain campus guests at Chancellor’s Residence Recital

March 17th, 2016 · 4 Comments

For Mrs. Block’s third recital of this season, the versatile and entertaining Mariachi de Uclatl?n, sponsored by the Department of Ethnomusicology, performed for guests from the Facilities division and the Luskin School. they offered a varied selection of mariachi music, and then talked about their backgrounds, their instruments, and how they became members of the […]

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Chancellor’s Recital Series Kicks Off the New Year With “Dear’s Crossing”

February 24th, 2016 · No Comments

Mrs. Carol Block has shared the following after the first recital of the year: “We started our new series with a wonderful jazz performance by the group “The Dears Crossing”. One of the pieces they performed was called “Duke’s Rules” – a world premier by Cody Dear dedicated to Kenny Burrell.” Grant Milliken, Cody Dear, […]

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Professor Kenny Burrell Receives Los Angeles Jazz Society’s 7th Annual L.A. Jazz Treasure Award.

September 9th, 2015 · 4 Comments

On September 4th, 2015, UCLA’s own jazz legend Kenny Burrell received the Los Angeles Jazz Society’s 7th Annual L.A. Jazz Treasure Award. In the audience, and playing, were other UCLA faculty members like Charley Harrison, A.J. Racy, and Justo Almario. Those at the event were also entertained by Prof. Burrell’s Los Angeles Jazz Orchestra Unlimited. […]

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Monk Institute Board Member Dee Dee Bridgewater appears with Irvin Mayfield on Tavis Smiley Show

September 2nd, 2015 · 3 Comments

The Thelonious Monk Institute’s Advisory Board member, singer Dee Dee Bridgewater, appeared on the Tavis Smiley show, which aired September 1st. Read more HERE.

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Ethno Group Fine Print Takes Best Overall at UCLA Spring Sing 2015

May 18th, 2015 · No Comments

Jazz, funk and R&B band Fine Print took home The Northern California Alumni Grand Sweepstakes Award for best overall performance and The UCLA Las Do?as Award for best band entry for its performance of its original song “Move On.” (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin) From the article: “The Northern California Alumni Grand Sweepstakes Award for best overall […]

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HASOM Students To Participate In Spring Sing 2015

May 13th, 2015 · No Comments

In case none of you have been keeping up with the Daily Bruin this week, several Ethnomusicology students, and at least one Music student, will be participating in this year’s Spring Sing. With Spring Sing quickly approaching, the Pauley Pavilion stage awaits its 17 contestants. The event will feature members of UCLA’s artistic community ? […]

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A Don Ellis Portrait: Strawberry Soup

April 15th, 2015 · No Comments

Ethnomusicology Ph.D. student Marc Bolin recently shared this information, with photos of a special project that began as an assignment for Ethnomusicology 205. Ethnomusicology archivists (Aaron and Maureen) suggested archival collections to research that might specifically interest each student in the class. For Marc Bolin, they could think of no better choice than the Don […]

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Chancellor’s Residence Series Kicks Off a New Season With Cody Dear

April 9th, 2015 · 1 Comment

The 2015 Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series has kicked off with a recital with Ethnomusicology student group “Dear’s Crossing.” The Dears Crossing performed a unique musical set consisting of all original compositions and arrangements. The trio featured Cody Dear on piano/saxophone, Nashir Janmohamed on bass, and David Laudicina on the drums. The group has been working […]

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