James Chiao Premieres Musical Tenor By Night

James Chiao (Music MFA 17) began composing an original musical while studying at The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts. The autobiographical work, Tenor by Night, tells Chiao's personal story about following his dreams as a first-generation immigrant in America. Featuring 14 musicians and a...

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The Hammer Museum’s JazzPop Fest Features theBABAorchestra

UCLA's Hammer Museum kicks off its 13th annual JazzPOP three-week festival this Thursday (Aug. 2), featuring free concerts by visionary and up-and-coming West Coast musicians/composers. Organized by San Francisco Bay Area bassist Lisa Mezzacappa, the festival showcases a colorful range of jazz,...

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