Global Jazz on the Gulf: Perspectives on Revival, Fluidity, and Exchange

Workshop

WHEN April 14, 2022
12-2pm WHERE NYUAD Campus WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute By Invitation Interested scholars please contact nyuad.programs@nyu.edu

“Jazz” defies neat historical narratives regarding its origins outside of the geopolitical space, known by many names such as Place des Negres, Place Congo, Vieux Carre, and, most commonly, Congo Square. This interdisciplinary program brings together scholars and practitioners from South Africa, France, the US, Canada, Kuwait, and the UAE to discuss what "Global Jazz" is compared to “Jazz,” and what it means to be in a global collaboration on a particular Global Jazz genre called “Khaleeji-Jazz.”

A concert follows this discussion at 9:30pm in the Red Theater of the Arts Center at NYUAD.

Part of the Global Crossroads Series in collaboration with the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute, the Department of Arts and Humanities, and the Arts Center at NYUAD 

 

Panel Members:

Ghazi Faisal Al-Mulaifi, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, New York University Abu Dhabi

Nduduzo Makhathini, Lecturer, Program Head, Department of Music, University of Fort Hare University

Jean-Michel Pilc, Professor of Music, Music Performance, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

Dalisu Ndlazi, Practitioner, Johannesburg,  South Africa

 

Moderated by:

Bill Bragin, Executive Artistic Director, The Arts Center at New York University Abu Dhabi

Hosted by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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