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Sean Bellaviti - In search of the Organization of American States 1970s field recording collection in Caracas, Venezuela

Sean Bellaviti

Sporting a baseball cap and sunglasses, I did my best to look inconspicuous as I ascended the wide stairway leading to Venezuela’s national library. 1,822 more words


UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive Adds Performances by Jazz Musician Don Ellis

The UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive has added more than 60 recordings of performances by jazz musician Don Ellis. “Ellis, an enduring presence on L.A.’s Sunset Strip and other avenues where legendary jazz clubs drew in fans from everywhere, won a Grammy in 1972 for best instrumental arrangement for the ‘Theme from the French Connection.’ … Ellis’ California concert performances, now a click away on the internet, offer listeners a front-row seat at the club scene — Bonesville in Hollywood where he began to gain a significant following in the 1960s; Donte’s on Lankershim Boulevard in North Hollywood; the iconic Baked Potato in North Hollywood, which provided live jazz seven nights a week; and the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco’s oldest and grandest nightclub. “

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Keynote Address @ BGSU

Thanks again for visiting my site! I have another exciting update to share with you. It has been a while but I am now able to announce that I will be the keynote speaker at this year’s… 233 more words

It's All a Jumble...

Day 57: Tuesday

Good morning Zak,

“When man wanted to make a machine that would walk he created the wheel, which does not resemble a leg.”

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The institutionalization of ethnomusicology: Responses

On Friday morning of last year’s SEM Annual Meeting the round table The institutionalization of ethnomusicology: Current perspectives, challenges, and opportunities, was livestreamed and the video was archived by SEM. 2,158 more words


In Vernacular Music We Trust

It is a well-known pattern in the cultural-studies field: the dichotomy between established and vernacular culture. Although the former is always remarkably known when we mention culture, the latter somehow has its own importance to the continuity of culture. 1,059 more words


CFP: Spring Meeting of AMS Allegheny


Allegheny Chapter of the American Musicological Society

Spring Meeting 2017
Saturday, April 8, 2017
CFP Due: March 3, 2017

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