In Memoriam: Wayne Shorter
Wayne Shorter died on March 2, 2023. He was 89. The 12-time Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and composer joined The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music faculty in 2012.
The 2023 Grammys Have Been Awarded, and UCLA Has Scored
It was another good year for America’s #1 public university, with School of Music faculty and alumni bringing home several 2023 Grammy Awards.
Times of Israel - Global Jazz Studies Professor Eddie Meadows on Duo that Escaped the Nazis to Found Blue Note Records
READ: “I think they witnessed the music culture of African-Americans and saw an opportunity. Even though there was not a large market, Blue Note recorded them anyway,” Meadows said. “It’s very important for African-American culture.”
Jazz legends Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter named UCLA professors
READ: The two jazz greats are part of the school's Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance.