The View from the Front Row - A Profile of Cheryl Keyes
Dr. Cheryl Keyes has authored a prize-winning book on the ethnography of hip hop and rap, produced two award-winning albums on her own record label, is a Professor of Ethnomusicology, Global Jazz Studies at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music and is currently chairing UCLA’s Department of African American Studies. And earlier this past year, she made headlines as one of ten members of an executive committee that selected music for the Smithsonian Museum’s long-awaited Smithsonian Anthology of Hip Hop and Rap.
Work which received its world premiere at UCLA wins 2018 Global Music Awards Gold Medal
American composer Earl Louis Stewart has won a 2018 Global Music Awards Gold Medal in the category Counterpoint Classical/Jazz for his composition Homage to Swing (Identity 158), which received its world premiere at Schoenberg Hall on February 5, 2017. The four movement symphony, which represents the merging of swing with traditional symphonic design, was the