This talk examines the music festival documented in 2004 called Banlieues Bleues, which featured African American musicians from the Association for the Advancement of Creative Music. These musicians used improvisation to empower and give voice to children of color from marginalized Parisian suburban communities.
This talk by Dan Ellis and Douglas Repetto presents the basic tools of audio signal analysis for music information retrieval and the prospects for their useful application in jazz music collections. Click here for Part II.
This talk presents the basic tools of audio signal analysis for music information retrieval, and discusses the prospects for their useful application in jazz music collections. This work is part of a project led by the Center for Jazz Studies to build a collaborative online resource for information on jazz recordings known as J-DISC. Music Information Retrieval (MIR) is a young field that applies tools from machine learning and signal processing to obtain information about musical items.
Ada Smith was a singer who started a famous nightclub in Paris in the 1920s.This talk recounts the enormous cultural influence she wielded and restores the history of US expatriates who frequented herthe salon.