Jazz is in my blood. My mother was a Jazz singer from the South, and I grew up at her rehearsals from birth onward. For the first three years of my life I was on… Read more.
As an ethnomusicologist I have seen that women play certain instruments in Arab music; what are they, and why do they do this? In this article we will explore the daf, the frame drum, and… Read more.
Written in 2012 Music and Healing: Ethnomusicologist, Dr. Jean During and the Kurdish Music of Ostad Elahi According to The Oxford Handbook of Medical Ethnomusicology (Koen, ed.) the burgeoning field of Medical Ethnomusicology is doing… Read more.