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UCLA Ethnomusicology announces events for winter 2012

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The UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology at the Herb Alpert School of Music offers a series of events for the public's enjoyment throughout the winter quarter. Programs include performances in various genres, as well as academic lectures. Updated information and confirmation of events can be found at www.schoolofmusic.ucla.edu or by calling 310-825-8381. 
 
For events at UCLA's Schoenberg Music Building, all-day parking ($11) and short-term parking (payable at pay stations) are available in Lot 2 (enter the campus at Hilgard and Westholme avenues).    
 
 
 
 
FREE CONCERTS    
 
Monday, March 5
7 p.m.
UCLA Jazz Combos
Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building 
Free
 
This show features UCLA jazz combos directed by George Bohanon, Kenny Burrell, Clayton Cameron, Charley Harrison, Charles Owens and Michele Weir.
 
 
Tuesday, March 6
7 p.m.
UCLA Big Bands
Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building 
Free
 
This concert will feature the UCLA Jazz Orchestra, directed by Charley Harrison; the UCLA LatinJazz Big Band, directed by Dr. Bobby Rodriguez; and the Jazz Fusion Ensemble, directed by Kenny Burrell.     
 
 
NAZIR ALI JAIRAZBHOY COLLOQUIUM SERIES    
The Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy Colloquium Series presents a variety of lectures focusing on research and other issues important in the field of ethnomusicology. Lectures are free and open to the public.  
 
Wednesday, Jan. 11
1–3 p.m.
Aaron Bittel (UCLA)
'21st Century Archives for a 21st Century Ethnomusicology'
Schoenberg Music Building (B544) 
 
Bittel is the archivist of the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive.
 
 
Wednesday, Jan. 25
1–3 p.m.
Anthony Seeger (UCLA)
'Are you related to…? Growing up in the Seeger Family — Music, Politics and Repression 1900-1958'
Schoenberg Music Building (B544) 
 
Seeger is a distinguished professor of ethnomusicology at UCLA.
 
 
Wednesday, Feb. 8
1–3 p.m.
Anthony Seeger (UCLA)
'Why Study the Suyá Indians of Brazil?: Anthropology, Music and Ethnomusicology'
Schoenberg Music Building (B544) 
 
Seeger is a distinguished professor of ethnomusicology at UCLA.
 
 
Wednesday, Feb. 22
1–3 p.m.
Anthony Seeger (UCLA)
'What is it all for? Applying Scholarship Outside the Classroom: Indigenous Rights, Archiving, Folkways Records and Professional Organizations'
Schoenberg Music Building (B544)
 
Seeger is a distinguished professor of ethnomusicology at UCLA.
 
 
Wednesday, March 7
1–3 p.m.
Anthony Seeger (UCLA)
'It All Happened in Westwood! The Seegers at UCLA: Charles, Pete, Mike, Peggy and Tony in the Land of the Bruins — 1958-2012'
Schoenberg Music Building (B544) 
 
Seeger is a distinguished professor of ethnomusicology at UCLA. 
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