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UCLA Ethnomusicology Department announces events for winter 2014

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The UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology at the Herb Alpert School of Music is offering a series of events for the public's enjoyment during the winter quarter, including performances and academic lectures.   
 
For updated information and confirmation of events, visit www.ethnomusic.ucla.edu or call 310-825-8381.
 
For events at UCLA's Schoenberg Music Building, all-day parking ($12) and short-term parking (payable at pay stations) are available in Parking Structure 2 (enter the campus at Hilgard and Westholme avenues).         
 
FREE CONCERTS 
 
Monday, March 3
7 p.m.
UCLA Jazz Combos
Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building 
 
Program features UCLA student jazz combos directed by George Bohanon, Kenny Burrell, Clayton Cameron, Charley Harrison, Charles Owens and Michele Weir.  
 
 
Tuesday, March 4
7 p.m.
UCLA Big Bands
Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building 
 
Program features the UCLA Jazz Orchestra, directed by Charley Harrison; the UCLA LatinJazz Big Band, directed by Dr. Bobby Rodriguez; and the Ellingtonia Orchestra, 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. 8
1–3 p.m.
Jesse Ruskin:
'Maintaining Tradition, Marketing Culture: Redefining the Nigerian Talking Drum as Heritage'
Schoenberg Music Building (B544) 
 
Jesse Ruskin is a lecturer in the ethnomusicology department at UCLA.  
 
 
Wednesday, Jan. 22
1–3 p.m.
David Novak:
'Toward an Ethnography of Global Media'
Schoenberg Music Building (B544)
 
David Novak is an associate professor in the music department at UC Santa Barbara. 
 
 
Wednesday, Feb. 5
1–3 p.m.
Andrew Jones:
'Circuit Listening: Musicals, Mambo and the Chinese 1960s'
Schoenberg Music Building (B544)  
 
Andrew Jones is a professor in the East Asian languages and cultures department at UC Berkeley.
 
 
Wednesday, Feb. 19
1–3 p.m.
Michael Iyanaga:
'How the Brazilian Government Retaught Me to be an Ethnomusicologist'
Schoenberg Music Building (B544)
 
Michael Iyanaga is a lecturer in the ethnomusicology department at UCLA.
 
 
Wednesday, March 5
1–3 p.m.
Charlotte D'Evelyn:
'The Power of Recognition: UNESCO and the 2009 Throat Singing Controversy in Inner Mongolia, China'
Schoenberg Music Building (B544)
 
Charlotte D'Evelyn is a lecturer in the ethnomusicology department at UCLA.
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