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Music graduate student Joshua Addison blogs about John Cale concert

October 4th, 2010 · 4 Comments

What first strikes me about John Cale as he comes onstage is his hair. A full rainbow of color sits atop his head. And these colorful locks bestow an unearthly quality to an otherwise unassuming figure. Having acknowledged our applause in kind, soft-spoken words, he bangs out a D minor chord at the keyboard and […]

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Ethnomusicology Jazz Orchestra performs at 1st Annual Jazz Education Network Conference

August 10th, 2010 · 2 Comments

We have heard from Prof. Charley Harrison, who writes: “The Jazz Orchestra performed at the 1st Annual Jazz Education Network Conference, which was held at The University of Missouri – St. Louis, May 20-22, 2010. Our performance was on the final day of the conference, Saturday, May 22. Here are the names of the students […]

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Ethnomusicology faculty member Tamir Hendelman — summer tour and CD

June 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments

We have heard from Tamir Hendelman, Ethnomusicology faculty member and professor of jazz theory and improvisation regarding his summer plans. He says: “I will be touring with the Jeff Hamilton Trio on these dates: Jardine?s, Kansas City July 16-17 San Jose Jazz Fest Aug 15 Yoshi?s Oakland Aug 16 Vail Jazz Festival Sept 3-6 Dazzle, […]

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Obituary–Bess Lomax Hawes (1921 – 2009)

January 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Bess Lomax Hawes, a musician, folklorist and prominent anthropologist at CalState Northridge passed away in November 2009. She was 88. Steeped in folk music from birth, she was the youngest child of John A. Lomax and Bess Bauman Brown. Born Jan. 21, 1921, in Austin, Texas, she was home-schooled by her mother, who also taught […]

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10 Questions for Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje: Looking back and forward ? from the violin?s roots in Africa to the future of ethnomusicology

December 20th, 2009 · 22 Comments

Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje is professor and chair of the Ethnomusicology Department at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Professor DjeDje is author of the 2008 book, Fiddling in West Africa: Touching the Spirit in Fulbe, Hausa, and Dagbamba Cultures, which won the Alan Merriam Prize. The award, given by the Society for Ethnomusicology to […]

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Shanghai Jiaotong University Orchestra performs at UCLA

October 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Professor Neal Stulberg, Director of Orchestral Studies for the Department of Music, has shared this news about a recent performance by the Shanghai Jiaotong University Orchestra’s visit, and the photos below were shared by Director Tim Rice of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music: “On September 25 at Schoenberg Hall, the UCLA Herb Alpert […]

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Ethnomusicology student Nolan Warden performs in the Canary Islands

February 20th, 2009 · 3 Comments

We received this news from Ethnomusicology student Nolan Warden about an exciting performance in which he participated this month in the Canary Islands. He has also shared some photos of the experience. Nolan says: “In the first week of February, I traveled to the Canary Islands to perform in “La Pasion Segun San Marcos” by […]

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Peter Yates, guitar professor, will demonstrate research into bowed guitar

January 29th, 2009 · 82 Comments

Peter Yates, Professor of guitar in the Department of Music, will show some of the results of his recent investigations into the arpeggione (19th-century bowed guitar) in a concert at 4pm on Sunday Feb. 1st in the organ studio. He has had to build his own instrument (cruelly sacrificing a beautiful baby cello and a […]

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Meet Cheri Quinto, newest staff member in the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

January 28th, 2009 · No Comments

We are delighted to announce that HASOM has hired Cheri Quinto as Assistant to Professor Tim Rice, the Director of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Her office is in Room 2554, across from the Music and Ethnomusicology Department offices. Please drop in and introduce yourself when you have a chance. Cheri?s duties will […]

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Project Rishi: Concert April 26th

April 21st, 2008 · No Comments

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