Sunday, July 15

(Yin Fu/Daily Bruin) Jueves Jarocho is a group dedicated to the folk musical style of son jarocho from Veracruz, Mexico. Students, staff, teaching assistants and professors come together on Thursday afternoons to exchange ideas and participate in a jam session.

Folk music group Jueves Jaracho emphasizes sense of community

As the searing sun beats down, a collection of musicians assemble with their instruments under a tree outside of Schoenberg Hall. Together, they form what is essentially a little piece of Mexico on the UCLA campus. Read more...

Photo: (Yin Fu/Daily Bruin) Jueves Jarocho is a group dedicated to the folk musical style of son jarocho from Veracruz, Mexico. Students, staff, teaching assistants and professors come together on Thursday afternoons to exchange ideas and participate in a jam session.

(Yin Fu/Daily Bruin) Jueves Jarocho is a group dedicated to the folk musical style of son jarocho from Veracruz, Mexico. Students, staff, teaching assistants and professors come together on Thursday afternoons to exchange ideas and participate in a jam session.

Saxophonist Roz Cron and trombonist Melba Liston, as well as other female jazz musicians throughout history will have their stories brought to screen on March 16. A screening of “The Girls In the Band” will be hosted by Friends of Jazz at UCLA and Grammy-winning professor, Dr. Bobby Rodriguez.
(thegirlsintheband.com)

Friends of Jazz at UCLA to present film on women musicians

Hidden in time and history are the untold stories of women whose passion for music served as their armor from discrimination. Today, these stories have been uncovered, dusted and shined for showtime in celebration of Women’s History Month. Read more...

Photo: Saxophonist Roz Cron and trombonist Melba Liston, as well as other female jazz musicians throughout history will have their stories brought to screen on March 16. A screening of “The Girls In the Band” will be hosted by Friends of Jazz at UCLA and Grammy-winning professor, Dr. Bobby Rodriguez. (thegirlsintheband.com)

Saxophonist Roz Cron and trombonist Melba Liston, as well as other female jazz musicians throughout history will have their stories brought to screen on March 16. A screening of “The Girls In the Band” will be hosted by Friends of Jazz at UCLA and Grammy-winning professor, Dr. Bobby Rodriguez.
(thegirlsintheband.com)

Fourth-year ethnomusicology student Oskri Nurminen is a Finnish-born exchange student whose music has a flavor of Americana. (Felicia Ramirez/Daily Bruin staff)

Fowler to showcase songwriters’ musical stylings

Since pressing her fingers on a piano and strumming a chord on his guitar at very young ages, Natalie Rose Brainin and Oskari Nurminen have felt a deeply rooted connection to performing, learning and listening to music. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year ethnomusicology student Oskri Nurminen is a Finnish-born exchange student whose music has a flavor of Americana. (Felicia Ramirez/Daily Bruin staff)

Fourth-year ethnomusicology student Oskri Nurminen is a Finnish-born exchange student whose music has a flavor of Americana. (Felicia Ramirez/Daily Bruin staff)

Fourth year film student Reid Taguchi performed at last year's NSU Culture Night with the Kyodo Taiko drumming group.

Kyodo Taiko performance to pay tribute to Japanese culture

On stage, a flute lightly sounds, followed by a piercing beat of a chu-daiko drum. Another beat sounds out, and another, in a quickening progression. “Each beat has a sound that livens you up and you’re just taken aback by how big it is,” said Kayla Asato, fourth-year communications student and Kyodo Taiko co-director. Read more...

Photo: Fourth year film student Reid Taguchi performed at last year's NSU Culture Night with the Kyodo Taiko drumming group.

Fourth year film student Reid Taguchi performed at last year's NSU Culture Night with the Kyodo Taiko drumming group.


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