Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Q-TIP Is TEACHING A CLASS At NYU This FALL SEMESTER!!!


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This coming Fall 2018 Semester, legendary A TRIBE CALLED QUEST (ATCQ)  Rapper-Musician-Producer Q-TIP and GRAMMY-winning Journalist-Producer-Writer ASHLEY KAHN will intertwined relationship between JAZZ and HIP HOP during course at NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (NYU): TISCH SCHOOL Of The ARTS - CLIVE DAVIS INSTITUTE Of RECORDED MUSIC!!!

The seven-class course begins September 5, 2018, and will meet on Wednesdays through the fall semester.

NYU describes;
"Each class session is divided into two: students will complete focused readings and undertake listening and viewing assignments to investigate the social, cultural, musical, and business aspects of the relationships between jazz and hip-hop. The second half of each class focuses on musicianship, performance, composition, and production with students completing in-class and out-of-class assignments under Q-Tip's mentorship, investigating compositional and studio choices at the nexus of hip hop and jazz, and working collaboratively to create, refine, and produce their own original musical works."
Q-TIP said;
"I couldn’t be more excited to share with the students what I know and I look forward to them also teaching me. Teaching is an exchange of sharing and receiving for all involved."
The course will feature both in-class and out-of-class assignments and will examine the unique historical relationship between JAZZ and HIP HOP, and, will explore the musical genius of artists from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and, beyond. Among those boundary-breakers to be studied will be The LAST POETS, A TRIBE CALLED QUEST, STETSASONIC, PUNLIC ENEMY, The ROOTS, LAURYN HILL, and, KENDRICK LAMAR.

CLIVE DAVIS INSTITUTE Associate Professor/WRITING, HISTORY, & EMERGENT MEDIA STUDIES Director JASON KING said;
"We're thrilled to have Q-Tip join the faculty of the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music. In searching for instructors to teach in our program, our aim is to always bring top-flight working professionals to the classroom who have made a major impact in their fields."

-CCG


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