This May, we’re reading Country and Midwestern: Chicago in the History of Country Music and the Folk Revival by Mark Guarino for our #ReadUCP Twitter
The University of Chicago Press is excited to share that The Works of Giuseppe Verdi series has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment
Founded on Chicago’s South Side in 1965 and still thriving today, the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) is the most influential collective
The music of the Ethiopian diaspora rings around the world, testifying to the experiences of those exiled from their homeland and serving as a keystone
Billy Boy Arnold has been playing Chicago blues for just about as long as the genre has existed, with a recording and performing career that
The composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791) is often remembered as a musical prodigy. While his precocity is taken for granted, he influenced far more than
Summer is here, and there is no better time to pack up the car with family or friends, snacks, music, and a sense of adventure
Ed Vulliamy’s memoir Louder than Bombs: A Life with War, Music, and Peace, tells the stories of the artists, songs, and concerts that influenced him
The Press was sad to learn of the passing of Chicago author and master musician Cosmas Magaya this week of COVID-19. Below, ethnomusicologist Paul F.
We know that many of you will be turning your attention to the Iowa Caucus on February 3rd as the 2020 Presidental Primaries get underway.