Alexandro Hernandez
Music History and Literature

Alexandro D. Hernández attained a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from the University of California, Los Angeles (2014). Hernández focuses his research on the jaranera and jaranero movement in the United States, a group of activist-musicians that utilize the son jarocho to musically... Continue reading »

Oscar Hidalgo
InstrumentalArts: Contrabass

Oscar Hidalgo is a native of Los Angeles. He attended USC, where he studied with Peter Mercurio, Dennis Trembly, Fred Tinsley and Susan Ranney. After graduating from USC he studied in Vienna with Johannes Auersperg and in Siena with Franco Petracchi. While in Europe he performed with the Rossini... Continue reading »

Jordan Hochenbaum
Music Technology: Interaction, Intelligence and Design (MTIID)
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Jordan Natan Hochenbaum is an artist concerned with finding meaningful connections between music, art, and technology. Currently, his work involves designing novel interfaces for expressive user interaction and musical performance, multimodal sensor systems, and playing and composing in a wide... Continue reading »

Alex Iles
Jazz: Trombone

Trombonist Alex Iles has enjoyed a varied and successful career in many musical settings. He is an active member of the musically diverse Southern California freelance performing and recording community. Alex began his musical career while a student at UCLA, as a member of the Disneyland All... Continue reading »

Alphonso Johnson
Jazz: Electric Bass

Internationally acclaimed Bassist and Chapman Stick artist Alphonso Johnson has accumulated numerous performing, recording, teaching, producing, composing and publishing credits during his illustrious career. His touring and recording credits read like a “Who’s Who” of jazz and... Continue reading »

Eyvind Kang

Eyvind Kang is a composer, violist and conductor who has has released many acclaimed albums on labels such as Tzadik, Ipecac, Abduction and Ideologic Organ, as well as worked on hundreds of recordings as an instrumentalist and arranger.   His compositions have been played by the Iceland... Continue reading »

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