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The Harlem Renaissance is worth remembering

The Harlem Renaissance is worth remembering

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // March 10, 2021

While most are well aware of the European Renaissance and some of its prominent participants such as William Shakespeare and Michelangelo, it is rare for...

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Student musician extends talents to various genres, projects in local shows

Student musician extends talents to various genres, projects in local shows

by Stephan Early, Staff Writer // February 13, 2019

From deep, stirring tones to upbeat, surf-inspired sounds, San Diego State economics junior Matt Guadagno is expanding his sound by keeping himself busy...

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Jazz-trained music junior pursues EDM

Jazz-trained music junior pursues EDM

by Julianna Ress, Arts & Culture Editor // January 23, 2019

With all styles of music more accessible than ever, it’s common to see artists expand their craft across genres, rather than limiting themselves to one...

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Student musician Thomas Frye performed in SDSUs live music series, Nooner.

Student multi-instrumentalist creates ‘alternative jazz’

by Spencer White, Staff Writer // October 31, 2018

After a childhood spent learning various musical instruments, senior jazz major Thomas Frye is now using his skills to innovate in a new conglomerate genre...

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Grammy-winning musician Bill Yeager leads SDSU jazz studies through experience

Grammy-winning musician Bill Yeager leads SDSU jazz studies through experience

by Angelica Wallingford, Staff Writer // October 24, 2018

The generic phrase “be prepared for anything” is often met with a sigh and eye roll from those who hear it. In the case of San Diego State’s Director...

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San Diego State’s Jazz Ensemble performed for audiences in the Smith Recital Hall on Nov. 8.

Jazz Ensemble rocks campus

by Sydney Faulkner, Staff Writer // November 16, 2017

San Diego State’s Jazz Ensemble rocked the Smith Recital Hall on Nov. 8. The Jazz Ensemble hosted a special guest, jazz composer and pianist, Matt...

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San Diego State student keeps jazz in the family

San Diego State student keeps jazz in the family

by Josselyn Molina // April 10, 2014

The Teagan Taylor Trio, born in the heart of Imperial Beach, has made its name known around San Diego as part of an indie-jazz movement. The band, which...

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