Previewing the Provost Lecture with Dr. Guy
Kellie Jones and Guthrie Ramsey Share Thoughts on the Obama Portraits
On Mavis Staples's Principled Restraint and Buoyant Critique
#FreeMeek, the Philadelphia Eagles, and Soundtracking a Fraught Social Moment
Dr Guthrie P. Ramsey to Deliver Provost Lecture on Diversity
Bruno Mars's Big Night Suggests the GRAMMY Awards want to "Stick to Music"
What if Childish Gambino wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What if Bruno Mars Wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What if Lorde Wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What's Going On -- January 18, 2018
What if Jay Z Wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
What if Kendrick Lamar wins the GRAMMY for Album of the Year?
The GRAMMY Nominations Weren't as Great as You Think They Were
"Riddim Analysis": Critical Karaoke and Reggae's Musical Geneaology
A Family Affair: Kellie and Hettie Jones in Conversation at Penn Book Center on Thursday, November 30
MusiQology Gives Thanks: 2017 Edition
Rap's Media Disruption: An (Extra)Ordinary Signpost
#16Bars: The Smithsonian Cypher and Public Pedagogy
The Eight Years In Power Soundtrack: Ta-Nehisi Coates's Musical Influences
What's Going On -- October 26, 2017
Chris’ Jazz Café, 1421 Sansom Street, Center City, Philadelphia, November 2, 2010
Many artists willingly accept improvisation in the music-making process. They strive to create unique...
To me, and to probably most other people, musical improvisation is something that is always best...
For some reason, listeners just can’t seem to get enough of improvisation in music. Jazz musicians...
Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs - Maps (Original Version)
Musical improvisation obviously cannot be limited to one particular...
Howie Day - Ghost
In 2002, at a Penn State concert, Howie Day performed his song “Ghost”. During...