Department of Music

Luminaries in Jazz to Speak as Guests of MUSC 2120 The Jazz Orchestra and Orchestral Approaches to Jazz

musicProfessor Anthony Cheung joined our faculty in the summer of 2020. During the Professor's first semester at Brown, he offers MUSC 2120 The Jazz Orchestra and Orchestral Approaches to Jazz. As part of the Fall 2020 course, several distinguished guests will join the class via Zoom to speak to their experience in jazz composition and performance. While the series was curated for the course, the talks are also open to the public for observation. The list of guests follows:

David Sanford

Composer and Bandleader
Elizabeth T. Kennan Professor of Music, Mount Holyoke College
Sept. 23, 4:15-5:30pm

Jon Jang

Composer and Pianist, San Francisco, CA
Oct. 14, 4:15-5:30pm

Anthony Davis

Composer and Pianist
Professor of Music, UCSD, and winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Music
Oct. 21, 3-4:15pm

Nicole Mitchell

Composer and Creative Flutist
Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies, University of Pittsburgh
Oct. 28, 4:15-5:30pm

Chris Washburne

Ethnomusicologist, Trombonist, Composer
Professor of Music and Director of the Louis Armstrong Jazz Performance Program, Columbia University
Nov. 11, 4:15-5:30pm

Ingrid Laubrock

Composer and Saxophonist
Brooklyn, NY
Nov. 18, 4:15-5:30pm

Click here to view all upcoming MUSC 2120 talks in the series on Brown University's Events@Brown calendar. The talks are open to the public. If you are interested in attending, you're invited to contact Professor Cheung directly and let him know.