A selection of books, films, and recordings by UChicago alumni.
Actor Katlyn Carlson’s (AB’05) journey to Broadway.
The Cry of Jazz started a conversation about race and music that continues today.
When the Staple Singers rocked Mandel Hall.
Ethnomusicologist Aileen Dillane, PhD’09, says traditional music remains a cornerstone of Irish identity, even as the definition of Irishness has shifted.
The guitarist and creative writing major lets his music speak for itself.
Erich Rosenthal, AM’42, PhD’48, escaped Nazi Germany to attend UChicago. His parents remained and perished. Decades later, his son Ted Rosenthal has memorialized their tragic family history in music.
There’ll be peace when you are done.
Learning leadership, poco a poco.
Bill Nowlin, AM’69, made a home for folk music as cofounder of Rounder Records.
Henry Horenstein, EX’69, captured the end of a country music era.
Lights up on Thomas Christensenʼs Making and Meaning in the American Musical.