music · postwar

honored to teach these students

I just graded the in-class reflections for students enrolled in my “Bebop to Hip Hop: Music and Young America” course this semester. I am speechless. They absolutely leave me speechless. They give me hope for the future no matter the headlines. Yesterday, I shared “Wattstax,” a documentary about a 1972 concert in the Watts neighborhood… Continue reading honored to teach these students

bebop · hip hop · music · postwar

Focusing on the late ’60 and 1970s for next iteration of Bebop to Hip Hop course

I can’t believe it, but we’re already advising for fall courses. In addition to “American Civilization to 1865,” I’ll be teaching “Bebop to Hip Hop: Young America and Music” (called “Bebop to Hip Hop: American Music” for space purposes in our course description catalogue). Unlike last semester when I taught the latter, we will home… Continue reading Focusing on the late ’60 and 1970s for next iteration of Bebop to Hip Hop course