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Regents' Lecturers

Year employed

Name

Area

1988

 

Pete Seeger

 

American folk music

 

1989

 

John "Dizzy" Gillespie

 

Jazz

 

1991

 

Yusef Lateef

 

Jazz

 

1994

 

Tito Puente

Latin Jazz

 

1997

 

Herbie Hancock

 

Jazz

 

2000

 

Joseph Shabalala

 

South African popular music

 

2001

 

Julien Jalal Eddine Weiss

 

Arab music; qanun

 

2006

 

Henry Butler

 

New Orleans blues; piano

 

2008

 

Mike Seeger

 

American folk music

 

2011

 

Arturo Márquez

Orchestral music combining Latin American, jazz, classical, and contemporary elements