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Ethnomusicology Faculty by Year: Departments of Ethnomusicology and Music (1942-2013)

Year Name Title Area
1940      
1942-49 Laurence Petran Professor Folk Music,
Systematic Musicology
1947-49 Laura C. Boulton Lecturer Folk Music
1947-76 Boris Kremenliev Professor Balkans/Bulgaria
1949-88 Robert Stevenson Professor Latin America, Rock

1950

     
1954-74 Mantle Hood Professor Indonesia, Folk Music
1958 Richard Waterman Professor, Folklore Musical Cultures of the World
1958-71 Charles Seeger Regents Professor, Regents Associate, Lecturer, and Research Musicologist Systematic Musicology, Acoustics
1958-81 Paul Tanner Lecturer Jazz

1960

     
1960-64 I Wayan Gandera Lecturer Indonesia
1960-91 Tsun-Yuen Lui Lecturer SOE Music of China Ensemble
1960-64 Colin McPhee Lecturer Indonesia
1960-66 Tjokorda Mas Lecturer Indonesia
1961 Tanjore Viswanathan Lecturer India
1961-66, 1968-69 Harihar Rao Lecturer India
1961-90 William Hutchinson Professor Systematic Musicology

1961-93

Suenobu Togi

Senior Lecturer

Japanese Court Music and Dance

1962-85

David Morton

Professor

Thailand, Southeast Asia,
American Popular Music
1962-89 Mitsuru Yuge Lecturer Music of Japan Ensemble
1962-01 Ikuko Yuge Lecturer Music of Japan Ensemble
1963, 1968-83 J.H. Kwabena Nketia Professor Africa
1963-68 Klaus Wachsmann Professor Africa, Musical Instruments (Organology)
1963-88 Leon Knopoff Research Musicologist and Professor, Physics and Geophysics Systematic Musicology
1963-89 D.K. Wilgus Professor Anglo American Folksong, Folk Music
1964-65 Gayathri Rajapur Lecturer India
1964-65 Keiji Yagi Lecturer Japan
1964-66 Sotirios Chianis Lecturer Greece
1964-67 Hormoz Farhat Lecturer Persia
1964-72 Hazel Chung Hood Lecturer Indonesia, African Dance
1965-83 Max Harrell Assistant Professor Indonesia
1966-67 Robert Ayitee Lecturer West Africa, Ghana-Ewe
1966-67 Robert Osei Bonsu Lecturer West Africa, Ghana, Asante
1966-67 Savithri Gopalan Research Associate India
1966-68 Maryvonne Giercarz Research Associate India
1966-69 Ulysses Kay Lecturer Europe, African America
1966-72 and 1989-94 Manoochehr Sadeghi Lecturer Persia
1966-present Gary Gray Professor Director, Jazz Ensembles
1967-71 Willie Ruff Lecturer Jazz, African American
1967-71 Hardja Susilo Lecturer Indonesia
1967-94 Alden Ashforth Professor Jazz
1967-97 Danny Lee Lecturer Music of Korea Ensemble
1968-74 Kwasi Badu Lecturer Africa
1968-75 Jesus Sanchez Lecturer Mexico
1969-77 Rodney Vlasak Assistant Professor Anthropology of Music, Blues,
West Africa, Systematic Musicology

1969-83

Peter Crossley-Holland

Professor

Welsh, Celtic, Tibet, Pre-Columbian, Musical Cultures of the World, Musical Instruments (Organology)
1969-87 Abraham Schwadron Professor Systematic Musicology, Aesthetics, Music Education
1969-97 James Porter Professor European Ballads, Folklore

1970

     
1970-74 Jozef Pacholczyk Professor North Africa, Near East
1971-72 Philip Harland Lecturer Africa
1971-76 William Carter Acting Assistant Professor African America,  Popular Music,
Folk Music
1972 Nicholas England Lecturer Southern Africa
1974-75 Patia Isaku Acting Assistant Professor Japan
1974-75 Jacob Love Acting Assistant Professor Oceania, Western Samoa
1974-94 Charlotte Heth Professor Native America
1975-94 Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy Professor India
1976-77 Shubbo Shankar Lecturer India
1976-84 David Draper Assistant Professor Native America, Choctaw
1976-2014 Kobla Ladzekpo Associate Adjunct Professor Music of West Africa Ensemble, Ghana
1977-79 KRT Wasitodipuro Lecturer Indonesia, Java
1978-81 Jan Maegaard Professor Composition, Schoenberg Scholar
1978-present A.J. Racy Professor Middle East, Arabic, Music of the Near East Ensemble, Musical Cultures of the World, Musical Instruments (Organology)
1979-2013 Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje Professor Africa, African America, Musical Cultures of the World

1980

     
1981-89 Warren Pinckney Assistant Professor Jazz
1982-present Gordon Henderson Professor Director, Jazz Ensembles

1983-93

Sue Carole DeVale

Assistant Professor

Indonesia, Java, Bali; Systematic Musicology, Musical Instruments (Organology)
1984-95 Ernest Siva Visiting Assistant Professor Native America
1984-2014 Roger Kendall Professor Systematic Musicology, Acoustics
1984-present Steven Loza Professor Mexico, Chicano, Latin America
1985-86 Prabha Atre Visiting Lecturer India
1985-86 Peter Manuel Visiting Assistant Professor North India
1986 Ellen Koskoff Visiting Assistant Professor Folk Music of Eastern Europe
1986-89 David Such Visiting Assistant Professor Jazz
1987-88 Simha Arom Visiting Professor Africa
1987-88 Yoshihiko Tokumaru Visiting Professor Systematic Musicology, Aesthetics
1987-88 Charles Weisenberg Visiting Assistant Professor Jazz
1987-90 Anthony Palmer Visiting Associate Professor Music Education, Japan, Systematic Musicology, Aesthetics
1987-present Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy Adjunct Professor Southeast Asia, Musical Cultures of the World, Music of Bollywood
1987-present Timothy Rice Professor Bulgaria, Balkans
1988 Pete Seeger Regents' Lecturer Folk Music
1988-91 Edward Carterette Professor, Psychology Cognitive Psychology
1989 Pablo Furman Lecturer Latin America
1989 John "Dizzy" Gillespie Regents' Lecturer Jazz
1989-90 Frank Bennett Visiting Assistant Professor Jazz
1989-90 Leonard Feather Visiting Professor Jazz
1989-90 Elizabeth Tolbert Visiting Assistant Professor Systematic Musicology, Aesthetics
1989-93 Paul Humphreys Visiting Assistant Professor World Music Theory, Japan
1989-96 Richard Keeling Visiting Assistant Professor Japan, Native America
1989-00 Nati Cano Visiting Assistant Professor Music of Mexico Ensemble
1990      
1990-? Jacques Maquet Professor, Anthropology Anthropology
1990-91 Luis Merino Research Musicologist Latin America
1990-91 James Robbins Visiting Assistant Professor Popular Music of the Americas
1990-91 Albrecht Schneider Visiting Professor Systematic Musicology
1990-91, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Eddie S. Meadows Visiting Professor Jazz
1990-92 Christian Horton Visiting Assistant Professor Africa
1990-08 Colin Quigley Assistant Professor, Folklore Anglo American, Folk Music
1991 Yusef Lateef Regents' Lecturer Jazz
1991-92 Thomas Owens Visiting Professor Jazz
1991-92 and 2002 Phong Nguyen Visiting Assistant Professor Vietnam
1991-94 Fermin Herrera Visiting Professor Latin America
1992-08 Gerald Wilson Adjunct Assistant Professor (taught in UCLA Summer Sessions, beginning in 1991) Director, Jazz Big Band, Jazz History
1991-present Roger Savage Professor Systematic Musicology, Aesthetics
1992-93 Margaret Caton Visiting Assistant Professor Persia
1992-93 Georgi Doichev Visiting Associate Professor Bulgaria
1992-08 Benjamin Suchoff Adjunct Professor Bartok
1993-94 James Radomski Visiting Assistant Professor Latin America, Chicano
1993-94 Robert Brown Visiting Professor Indonesia, South Asia
1993-94, 2003 Izaly Zemtsovsky Visiting Professor Russia
1993-95, 2004-05 Djoko Walujo Visiting Associate Professor Music of Java Ensemble
1994 Tito Puente Regents' Lecturer Latin Jazz
1994-present Cheryl L. Keyes Professor American Popular Music, Rap/Hip-Hop
1995-96 Naoko Terauchi-Kumada Visiting Assistant Professor Japan
1995-97 Cristina Magaldi Visiting Assistant Professor Brazil
1995-01 Bill Shozan Schultz Lecturer Japan, Shakuhachi
1995-09 Francisco Aguabella Adjunct Assistant Professor Afro-Cuban Music Ensemble
1995-present Tara Browner Professor Native North America. Musical Cultures of the World

1995-present

Kenny Burrell

Professor and Jazz Studies Director (Lecturer in African American Studies from 1978-95)

Director, Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, Director, Jazz Combo, Ellingtonia Orchestra

1995-present Daniel M. Neuman Professor India
1995-present  I Nyoman Wenten Adjunct Associate Professor Music of Bali Ensemble, Music of Java Ensemble
1996 Paul Apodaca Visiting Assistant Professor Native America
1996 Ed Wapp Visiting Associate Professor Native America
1996-97 Andrew Weintraub Visiting Assistant Professor Indonesia
1996-99 Oscar Brashear Lecturer Jazz Trumpet
1996-00 Billy Childs Lecturer Jazz Piano
1996-01 Garnett Brown Lecturer Jazz Trombone
1996-01 Billy Higgins Lecturer Jazz Percussion
1996-01 Harold Land Lecturer Jazz Saxophone

1996-05

Tom Ranier

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Jazz Piano, Jazz Theory and Improvisastion, Keyboard Harmony
1996-present George Bohanon Adjunct Assistant Professor Jazz Trombone, Director, Jazz Combo
1996-2010 Shujaat Husain Khan Lecturer Music of India Ensemble, Sitar
1996-present Roberto Miranda Adjunct Associate Professor Jazz Bass
1996-present Barbara Morrison Adjunct Assistant Professor Jazz Vocals

1996-present

Ankica Petrović

Adjunct Professor

Folk Music of Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean, Field Methods, Anthropology of Music
1996-present Ruth Price Adjunct Assistant Professor Jazz Vocals
1997 Herbie Hancock Regents' Lecturer Jazz Piano, Composer
1997 Danilo Lozano Visiting Assistant Professor Latin America
1997-99 (years taught world music theory) Paul Chihara Visiting Assistant Professor Music Theory
1997-05 Lorraine Sakata Professor Islamic South Asia (Afghanistan and Pakistan)
1997-2013 DongSuk Kim Adjunct Assistant Professor Music of Korea Ensemble
1997-present Helen Rees Professor China, East Asia, Musical Cultures of the World
1997-present James Roberson Adjunct Assistant Professor Music of African Americans Ensemble
1998-08 Anthony Wilson Adjunct Assistant Professor Jazz Guitar, Director, Jazz Combo
1997-present Michele Weir Adjunct Associate Professor Jazz Vocals, Director, Jazz Combo
1998-present Abhiman Kaushal Adjunct Associate Professor Music of India Ensemble, Tabla
1998-present Chi Li Adjunct Associate Professor Music of China Ensemble
1999 David Borgo Lecturer Musical Cultures of the World
1999 Robert Garfias Visiting Professor Musical Cultures of the World
1999 Donald Kachamba Lecturer Southern Africa
1999 Rene Lysloff Visiting Assistant Professor Music and Technoculture
1999 Raul Romero Visiting Associate Professor Latin America
1999 Edwin Seroussi Lecturer Israel, Popular Music
1999-04 Jonathon Grasse Adjunct Assistant Professor Brazil, World Music Theory
1999-04 Llew Matthews Lecturer Jazz Keyboards, Director, Jazz Big Band
2000      
2000 Usopay Cadar Visiting Associate Professor Philippines
2000-present Jesus Guzman Lecturer Music of Mexico Ensemble
2000 Houssein Omoumi Visiting Associate Professor Persia
2000 Cheick-Tidiane Seck Lecturer West Africa
2000 Joseph Shabalala Regents' Lecturer Southern Africa
2000-01 Vassil Bebelekov Visisting Assistant Professor Music of the Balkans Ensemble
2000-02 Airto Moreira Lecturer Music of Brazil Ensemble
2000-present Dr. Bobby Rodriguez Adjunct Assistant Professor Director, LatinJazz Ensemble

2000-12

Anthony Seeger

Professor

Latin America, Music Industry, Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Ensemble, Anthropology of Music, Musical Cultures of the World
2001 Michael Tenzer Visiting Professor Indonesia, Composition
2001 Julien Jalal Eddine Weiss Regents' Lecturer Near East
2001-05 Sherman Ferguson Lecturer Jazz Percussion
2001-present Ivan Varimezov Adjunct Associate Professor Music of the Balkans Ensemble
2001-present Tzvetanka Varimezova Adjunct Associate Professor Music of the Balkans Ensemble
2002, 2004, 2006, 2011 Alessandro Duranti Professor, Anthropology Aesthetics of Jazz, Anthropology of Music
2002-present Charles Owens Lecturer Jazz Woodwinds, Director, Jazz Combo
2003 Jose Antonio Robles Cahero Visiting Professor Mexico
2003 Nishat Khan Visiting Professor Music of India Ensemble, Sitar
2003 Deborah Wong Visiting Profesosor Performativity
2004 Rueben Guevara Visiting Associate Professor Chicano Rock
2004-present Charley Harrison Lecturer Director, Jazz Orchestra, Jazz History
2004 Guangming Li Lecturer Musical Cultures of the World
2004-present Timothy D. Taylor Professor Popular Music, Cultural Theory
2005-present Tamir Hendelman Lecturer Jazz Theory and Improvisation, Jazz Keyboard Harmony, Jazz Piano, Composition
2006 Henry Butler Regents' Lecturer Blues, New Orleans Piano Traditions, Jazz
2006 Lucina Hubbard Lecturer Armenian Music
2006-07 Tagumpay De Leon Lecturer Philippines, Rondalla Ensemble
2006-07 Tanya Merchant Lecturer World Music Theory
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Jack Bishop Lecturer Global Pop
2006-present Clayton Cameron Lecturer Jazz Percussion
2007 Kathleen Hood Lecturer Musical Cultures of the World
2007 Mary Talusan Lacanlale Lecturer Music Around the World
2007 Allyn Miner Visiting Professor India
2007-present Münir Beken Assistant Professor World Music Theory, Composition, Turkish Music
2008 James Kippen Visiting Professor India
2008 Kevin Miller Lecturer Music Around the World
2008 Mike Seeger Regents' Lecturer American Folk Music
2008-11 Kirk Brundage Lecturer Music of Brazil Ensemble
2008-present Wolf Marshall Lecturer Jazz Guitar
2008-present James Newton Professor Composition, Jazz History
2009 Matthew Allen Visiting Associate Professor India
2009-present Justo Almario Lecturer Jazz Saxophone
2009 Jonathan Curiel Lecturer Internet Marketing and Publishing for Musicians
2009, 2010 Birgitta Johnson Lecturer African America
2010 Tom Grasty Lecturer Internet Marketing and Publishing for Musicians
2010 Megan Rancier Lecturer Musical Cultures of the World
2010 Mark Tramo Lecturer Music and the Brain
2010 Laith Ulaby Lecturer Musical Cultures of the World
2011, 2012, 2013 Elizabeth Macy Lecturer Musical Cultures of the World, Global Pop, Music of Southeast Asia
2011 Russell Rodriguez Lecturer Chicano/Latino Music
2011 Jeff Janeczko Lecturer Musical Cultures of the World
2011 Jake Jamieson Lecturer World Music Teaching Practicum
2011-present Rahul Neuman Lecturer Music of India Ensemble, Sitar
2011, 2013 Lauryn Salazar Lecturer Musical Cultures of the World, Music Around the World
2012 Michael Silvers Lecturer South America/Brazil