THIS IS A PAST EVENT.
The WFU Department of Music is excited to host Jairo Moreno as part of our Virtual Wavelengths virtual speaker series.
Jairo Moreno is a Professor of Music at the University of Pennsylvania, having previously taught at Duke and N.Y.U. His most recent book, Sounding Latin America, Hearing the Americas (U. of Chicago Press, 2023), is an archival, critical, and ethnographic study of music’s precarious share in political practices during late capitalism. Awards include the Society for American Music 2005 Irving Lowens Article Award for Best Article (“Bauzá-Gillespie-Latin Jazz”), Whiting Fellowship in the Humanities (Yale), ACLS Fellowship (2009-2010), and National Humanities Center Fellowship (2012-2013). A former professional musician, he was bassist in five Grammy Award nominated recordings with the late Latin and Jazz percussionist Ray Barretto.
Zoom access will be live starting Monday October 30 at 10:00 AM EST.
Monday, October 30 at 10:00amVirtual Event