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Rapper Q-Tip To Teach Course on Jazz and Hip-Hop This Fall

Rapper Q-Tip To Teach Course on Jazz and Hip-Hop This Fall

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Rapper Q-Tip will join the faculty of the Clive Davis Institute in the Tisch School of the Arts in fall 2018 to teach a course about the relationship between jazz and hip-hop.

An Old Music Style Becomes New: Records

An Old Music Style Becomes New: Records

By Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under Features

Looking for some new vinyls to add to your collection? Here are some of the best record stores around NYU.

Explore With Me: Harlem

Explore With Me: Harlem

By Carina Pansch, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Features

And the Explore With Me series continues! Come explore Harlem with us.

‘One Drop’ and the Politics of Passing

‘One Drop’ and the Politics of Passing

By Jessica Xing, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Andrea J. Fulton's "One Drop" explores ancestry, family and the politics that surround them.

The Front Bottoms Light Up the Stage in Their Home State

The Front Bottoms Light Up the Stage in Their Home State

By Julia Fields, Staff Writerbrim

October 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

At the Starland Ballroom on Saturday, alternative band The Front Bottoms brought their signature fiery energy and left the crowd brimming with excitement.

Banana Puddin’ Jazz on Avenue C

Banana Puddin’ Jazz on Avenue C

By Khrysgiana Pineda, Theatre & Books Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Rome Neal presents a night of banana puddin’ jazz, vocalists, dance, open mic, and poetry on Avenue C at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe.

Jazz Collective C3 Sinks Its Teeth Into NYC

Jazz Collective C3 Sinks Its Teeth Into NYC

By Connor Gatesman, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Just as Third North Residence Hall brings together multitudes of students to experience living with a variety of people, student jazz collective C3 — named after the building's basement level where they met — has brought a multitude of musical influences to their sound.

Jazz Meets Murder in Documentary

Jazz Meets Murder in Documentary

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Opening soon at the Film Society at Lincoln Center, "I Called Him Morgan" gives proper credit to one of the most tragically underrated jazz trumpeters, Morgan Lee, whose life was cut short at age 33 when his wife shot him during a show in the East Village.

Trip on This ‘Sweet Disaster’

Trip on This ‘Sweet Disaster’

By Gilchrist Green, Music Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

DREAMERS, fronted by NYU alum Nick Wold, just released a new video for their song "Sweet Disaster." Hint — picture broken slushie machines, a lot of confetti, and psychedelia suggestive of some wild drugs (or dreams).

Ebeling: The Jazz Cat’s Pajamas

Ebeling: The Jazz Cat’s Pajamas

By Connor Gatesman, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Philadelphia's sending its coolest cats to NYU, and WSN sat down with Lucas Ebeling, a Philly transplant in the Steinhardt jazz program.

NYU Proves It Can Dance

NYU Proves It Can Dance

By Sarah Jackson, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

With flair, fever and flavor, NYU proved that it can dance as well as the best of them at the So You Think NYU Can Dance? marquee Spring Welcome event — and trust us, the best of them turned out for the show.

No Dou(buts), Just Chimes

No Dou(buts), Just Chimes

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Leah Dou's out-the-door crowds at her Mercury Lounge concert last Friday were only a fraction of the success the artist deserves.

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