Brainwaves Podcast

Race in America: How lawyers are defining racism, new maps tracking slavery in America and the legacy of slave music

Oct. 15, 2019

A Brainwaves podcast with featured guests AMRC Director, Susan Thomas, Anna Spain Bradley, and Henry Lovejoy.

Julian Saporiti

Julian Saporiti Chronicles Asian-American History With His Band No-No Boy

Oct. 14, 2019

As an Asian-American kid growing up in Nashville, Julian Saporiti struggled to find connections to people who looked like him, who shared his origin story.

Grauman Collection at AMRC

The Sound of Silent Film

Oct. 9, 2019

Rodney Sauer, founder of Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra, donates to the AMRC nearly 4,000 musical scores from silent film era L.A. music theaters, most of them from the early 20th-century Grauman theater chain.

No-No Boy

No-No Boy visits Boulder campus

Sept. 30, 2019

No-No Boy’s Julian Saporiti and Emilia Halvorson visit Boulder for a week-long residency on campus in October to share their work with students and faculty about Japanese American internment camp survivors and their stories.

No-No Boy

AMRC gears up for a packed semester of American music

Sept. 23, 2019

AMRC welcomes to campus No-No Boy, Dr. Dwandalyn R. Reece from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Grammy Award-winner, Dom Flemons, Cuban guitarist Luis Barbería, the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra and others for its biggest (yet) offering of fall events.

Glenn Miler Festival 2019

44th Annual Glenn Miller Festival

June 10, 2019

Visitors and entertainers from around the world converged in Clarinda, Iowa, the Birthplace of Glenn Miller, to celebrate the music and memory of Alton Glenn Miller. The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra was among the many bands helping to celebrate the occasion.

Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra

Daughter of Dawn Music

March 21, 2019

Susan Thomas introduces a special screening of The Daughter of Dawn, accompanied by live music from the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra (Dir. Rodney Sauer) at the International Film Series. March 18th, 2019.

Persevering Legacy performers

Persevering Legacy

March 20, 2019

The inaguaral Persevering Legacy event hosted by the College of Music's Diverse Musicians Alliance, the AMRC, and the Boulder Museum attracts 9news coverage with their work in Wikipedia and a performance of music from the AMRC's Hellen Walker-Hill collection.

josh Kun

A Conversation with Josh Kun

Feb. 1, 2019

KGNU's Indra Raj interviews Josh Kun on January 24, 2019 as part of his visit to Boulder to deliver his public talk, "The Art of the Crossfade: Music, Archives, and California" on CU campus.

Glenn Miller

Has great Glenn Miller mystery been solved?

Jan. 17, 2019

The mystery surrounding the disappearance of wartime musician Glenn Miller's aircraft crash could be a step closer to being solved, 74 years after the jazz star's disappearance.

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