Event – Detail

Speaker Series
April 26 at 6:00 PM
Who Hears Here? On Black Music, Pasts and Present
Guthrie P. Ramsey

Guthrie Ramsey will discuss his latest book Who Hears Here? On Black Music, Pasts & Present, a dynamic collection of work that explores and documents the long-playing histories of Black musical innovation. It embraces historiography, ethnography, cultural criticism, musical analysis, and autobiography, traversing the landscape of Black musical expression from sacred music to art music, and jazz to hip-hop. Guthrie P. Ramsey is an award-winning musicologist, music historian, composer, and pianist whose prescient theoretical and critical interventions have bridged Black cultural studies and musicology.

A Guggenheim Fellow and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr. is a prize-winning music historian, pianist, composer. He is Professor Emeritus of Music at the University of Pennsylvania.

This is an in person event.

Non-member price: $15.00
This event is free to Athenaeum members.