Arturo O’Farrill Joins Universal Music Group’s Blue Note Family, Releases Upcoming Musical Work and Discusses Future Plans
Arturo O’Farrill is a five-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist, global jazz studies professor at UCLA and the associate dean for equity, diversity and inclusion at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
Anti-Racism Action Committee Guides Change Through Speaker Series
In January 2021, The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music launched the Still Waiting speaker series, with the goal of facilitating much needed dialogue about the racial reckoning that has occurred across the nation.
Celebrated Violinist, Regina Carter to address UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music graduates, June 11
Regina Carter, GRAMMY nominated violinist and recipient of the MacArthur “genius” and Doris Duke Artist Awards, will deliver the keynote address at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music 2021 commencement celebration on Friday, June 11 at 4 p.m. PDT.
10 Best Quarantine Concerts Online
In response to the ongoing pandemic, School of Music Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Arturo O’Farrill and his Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra have transformed weekly performances at New York’s Birdland Jazz Club into engaging virtual sets available online.