Founded in 1961, the Archive holds over 150,000 recordings of traditional, folk, popular, and art musics from Africa, Asia, Australia and the Pacific islands, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas.
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California Light and Sound, a collection of recordings that provide "glimpses and whispers" of California’s rich audiovisual heritage, now houses fifty-four recordings from the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive collections.This is thanks to the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP). CAVPP is a partnership of 67 libraries, archives and museums developing a new research resource. Read more
Faculty and students comment on the presence of the Thelonious Monk Institute in Schoenberg Music Building in this NPR blog post by graduate student Alex Rodriguez.
The Thelonious Monk Institute presented Bill Clinton with an award at its annual jazz competition this year. T.S. Monk, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Dianne Reeves and Kevin Spacey were also on stage for the ceremony. Read more
Volume 19 of Ethnomusicology Review features peer-reviewed articles, prize-winning papers, and Sounding Board essays from the past year.
We welcome and thank you for being a part of the conversation in which this journal participates. Volume 19 marks the 30th anniversary of our first publication. Read more