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01/06/2022

Two webinars by Luca Bragalini, in honor of Martin Luther King Day 2022 and of International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022. Registration is open!

Preparing to celebrate the 20th anniversary of ICAMus on January 25th, 2022!

Two upcoming webinars by Luca Bragalini, a collaboration of ICAMus with MCECS-Michigan Center for Early Christian Studies, and the University of Michigan (Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, and MES-Department of Middle East Studies). Luca Bragalini is Professor of Jazz History at the Music Conservatory of Brescia, Italy.

 

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AS A BLACK KING OF THE BIBLE IN DUKE ELLINGTON’S SYMPHONIC TRIPTYCH “THREE BLACK KINGS.”

Thursday, January 27th, 2022, 3:00-5:00 PM EST (New York Time).

In honor of Martin Luther King Day 2022.

Free registration: https://tinyurl.com/2zvsappv

Learn more about this event HERE.

 

JEWISH BLUES IN 20th-CENTURY CLASSICAL MUSIC.

Tuesday, February 1st, 2022, 3:00-5:00 PM EST (New York Time).

In honor of Martin Luther King Day 2022 and of International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022.

Free registration: https://tinyurl.com/t77y66uh

Learn more about this event HERE.

 

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In the image above: The University of Michigan Central Campus in Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Law School, founded in 1859. Photo by Aloma Bardi.

LUCA BRAGALINI is Professor of Jazz History at the Music Conservatory of Brescia, Italy. He has discovered unpublished works by Duke Ellington, Chet Baker and Luciano Chailly; some of them he has had premièred and recorded. A published author and lecturer, Professor Bragalini was Distinguished Scholar at Reed College (Portland, OR) where he offered a series of lectures on Ellington. His book Duke Ellington’s Symphonic Visions—published by EDT in Italy in 2018, with an accompanying CD of première recordings and previously unpublished archival photos, all contents discovered by Bragalini—is the first volume entirely dedicated to Ellington’s symphonic music.

In the photo below: Luca Bragalini, jazz scholar and Duke Ellington specialist. Photo courtesy Luca Bragalini, 2021.

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