Jocelyn Pleasant

Graduate Music Series: Installment Four

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 8:00pm

The Graduate Music Series showcases the performance, compositional, and research capabilities of graduate music students, alumni, and other affiliates.

The fourth installment will feature Ph.D. candidate in ethnomusicology Jocelyn Pleasant on "Music in the African Diaspora." She will present recent music from her ensemble The Lost Tribe, and discuss the inspiration behind the songs and the musical direction of the group. "Say Their Names" features Sam Dickey MA '14 on guitar, while "Diaspora Sings" features Uasuf Gueye on balafon, Menes Yahudah on djembe, and Dylan McDonnell on flute.

Image: Jocelyn Pleasant.