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Feb 26 2023

Music and Justice: Pre-concert discussion with Darius Brubeck, Larry Blumenfeld, Arturo O’Farrill, and Wayne Winborne

jazz, talks
Schoenberg Hall

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***This event took place on Feb. 26, 2023.

As part of the new Music and Justice series, prior to the concert performance on Feb. 26 in Royce Hall, join us for a discussion with composer, teacher, and musician Darius Brubeck, Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and professor of global jazz studies and music at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Arturo O’Farrill, and journalist and critic Larry Blumenfeld (Wall Street Journal, Daily Beast, and others). Darius, the oldest son of Dave Brubeck, is an educator who initiated the first Jazz Studies Degree offered by an African university. He currently tours with the London-based Darius Brubeck Quartet. The conversation will be moderated by Wayne Winborne, the executive director of the Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University, Newark. 


This event is free and open to the public.


The Music and Justice series is presented by the Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience. Co-sponsors include The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, The Milken Archive of Jewish Music, the UCLA Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), the UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies, and the Global Jazz Studies Interdisciplinary Program at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, with support from the Cantors Assembly and the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History.

Tickets are free with a reservation.

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Self-service parking is available at UCLA’s Parking Structure #2 for events in Schoenberg Music Building and the Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center. Costs range from $1 for 20 minutes to $20 all day. Learn more about campus parking.


The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is eager to provide a variety of accommodations and services for access and communications. If you would like to request accommodations, please do so 10 days in advance of the event by emailing ADA@schoolofmusic.ucla.edu or calling (310) 825-0174.


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Food and drink may not be carried into the theaters. Thank you!


The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). As a land grant institution, we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.