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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.
Legacy of late jazz musician Dexter Gordon brought to life by wife
“I knew I didn’t want to write a linear jazz biography. That was very important to me, to make a nonlinear narrative, because jazz is not a linear genre."
UCLA Professor of Musicology Timothy Taylor on New Lincoln SUV Musical Alerts
“In an era where more and more people are going to yoga and taking mindfulness classes and trying to figure out how to declutter their lives, it makes perfect sense that a automaker would try to introduce some level of calm.”
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