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“Trio”: Three Upcoming SoCal Events We Think You’ll Enjoy Each Week

“Trio”: Three Upcoming SoCal Events We Think You’ll Enjoy Each Week

Explore upcoming events this week in Southern California...

Pop Culture
07/08/2024
Curtis Stewart: Beyond Genre

Curtis Stewart: Beyond Genre

Four-time Grammy-nominated Violinist Curtis Stewart is a rare musician who comfortably inhabits classical, jazz, and pop spaces all at once. The son of a Greek jazz violinist and an African-American jazz tuba player, Stewart also embraces multiple cultural identities that profoundly inform his work as a composer and performer.

New Music
04/08/2024
Open Ears: Get to Know “the Dean of Black Women Composers”.

Open Ears: Get to Know “the Dean of Black Women Composers”.

Explore the life of Undine Smith Moore, a significant 20th-century composer and teacher of spirituals, known as "the Dean of Black Women Composers".

Open Ears
03/12/2024
Open Ears: The Endlessly Unfolding Story of Margaret Bonds

Open Ears: The Endlessly Unfolding Story of Margaret Bonds

Explore the underappreciated life and work of Margaret Bonds, a pioneering Black composer and pianist, whose music is still being discovered 46 years after her death.

Open Ears
03/01/2024
Valentine’s Day Playlists for the Creative Thinker

Valentine’s Day Playlists for the Creative Thinker

Celebrate Valentine's Day with unique playlists, featuring love songs from video games, obscure modern classical pieces, and a dark side-inspired list for Star Wars fans.

Valentine's Day
02/13/2024
Gay Guerilla: Julius Eastman Comes to Los Angeles

Gay Guerilla: Julius Eastman Comes to Los Angeles

This article explores the life and work of Julius Eastman, a gay Black American composer who fused jazz and classical music. It discusses his struggle with identity, his unique compositions, and his posthumous recognition.

New Music
02/12/2024