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Emmett Price

Associate Professor of Music



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Hip-​​hop in Amer­ican cul­ture and its con­nec­tions with Barack Obama’s pres­i­dency set the stage for a thought-​​provoking panel dis­cus­sion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop cul­ture, and politics.

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North­eastern will host the 35th Annual John Coltrane Memo­rial Con­cert on Sat­urday night in Blackman Audi­to­rium in cel­e­bra­tion of the musical and spir­i­tual legacy of the pio­neering jazz saxophonist.

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Faculty Reads, Volume Seven

In the sev­enth edi­tion of recent fac­ulty books, we high­light works about the role of African-​​American music in Amer­ican cul­tural his­tory, the Bib­lical ori­gins of Jewish sexual iden­ti­ties and the char­ac­ter­is­tics of suc­cessful leaders in the public sector.

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The Negro Leagues commemorated

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Price on Jackson: “Profound, prolific and provocative”

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Governor Patrick honored with performance of late father’s jazz music

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Northeastern Community Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Northeastern University’s Outreach Program Uses Music to Engage Kids

The John Coltrane Memo­rial Con­cert Edu­ca­tional Out­reach Pro­gram Has Reached More Than 10,000 Stu­dents Over the Past 14 Years The John Coltrane Memo­rial Con­cert Edu­ca­tional Out­reach Pro­gram (JCMCEOP) uses music as […]

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