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Herbie Hancock to be new namesake for Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA
The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA will be known as the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Reporting from the Leading Edge | Innovating Music Podcast
In this Innovating Music podcast, Gigi Johnson interviews Cherie Hu, a reporter with a front-row seat to tech and music change. Cherie reports for Forbes, Billboard, Variety, Pitchfork, Music Business Worldwide, and other publications. She talked about new work in music and AI, her favorite conferences, her travel as a reporter, and her exploration of how music is merging with other industries.
Leonard Bernstein at 100: Four UCLA Professors Reflect on an American Music Icon
World-wide celebrations are underway honoring American composer, conductor and educator Leonard Bernstein, who would have been 100 on August 25, 2018. Opera UCLA joins the global celebration with an evening dedicated to Bernstein’s theater music plus his late masterpiece SONGFEST, on Nov. 17.
Golden Opportunity for UCLA Bruin Marching Band: Performing with Muse in Song on New Album
That “Solid Gold Sound” you’ll hear on Grammy award-winning band Muse’s latest album comes from none other than the UCLA Bruin Marching Band.
Announcement: Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz
The Board of Trustees of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz announced November 6, 2018 that effective January 1, 2019 the Institute will become the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz.
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