"Miles and Trane as Living Ancestors" [Lecture]
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"Miles and Trane as Living Ancestors" [Lecture]

"Miles and Trane as Living Ancestors" [Lecture]

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James Madison Building - 6th Floor

101 Independence Ave SE

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"Miles and Trane as Living Ancestors" Lecture
Ingrid Monson, Quincy Jones Professor of African American Music, Harvard University

2016-2017 Library of Congress Jazz Scholar

Library of Congress Jazz Scholar Ingrid Monson discusses the intersections between Miles Davis and John Coltrane, addressing issues of listening, identification, gender and ethics. The Quincy Jones Professor of African American Music at Harvard University and interim Dean of Arts and Humanities at Harvard University, Monson is an award-winning author and scholar whose work in jazz, African American music and the music of the African diaspora is greatly respected.

Presented in association with the Reva and David Logan Foundation

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