Musicologist Anna Celenza Delivers Talk Entitled ‘Jazz Italian Style’

Musicologist Anna Celenza will deliver a talk entitled Jazz Italian Style in the Peabody Institute Musicology Colloquium series this coming Tuesday, 11 October at 5PM. The talk, which is based on Celenza’s forthcoming book with Cambridge University Press, explores how, by the mid 1930s, a genre of jazz distinguishable from American varieties flourished in Northern Italy and began to influence Italian-American […]

Nancy Roldan releases CD, Piazzolla Here and Now

Piazzolla Here and Now  is a new CD that celebrates Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla and features Nancy Roldán (MM ’76, DMA ’89, Piano); José Cuerto, violin; and Gabriella Cavallero, voice, and was released by Centaur Records. For this album, Mr. Piazzolla’s works for violin and piano have been paired with excerpts from The Magic Fire by […]