Thomas Brothers' "Louis Armstrong Master of Modernism" a 2015 Pulitzer Finalist

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Thomas Brothers' Louis Armstrong Master of Modernism (W.W. Norton) was selected as a “Finalist” for 2015, category Biography or Autobiography, for the Pulitzer Prize. "the masterfully researched second volume of a life of the musical pioneer, effectively showing him in the many milieus where he lived and worked in…
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Graduate Awards and News

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Scott Lee has won the 2015 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer award for his piece Bottom Heavy. Scott will be recognized at the annual ASCAP Concert Music Awards at Merkin Concert Hall in New York on May 21, 2015. Bottom Heavy was created for and recorded during the Da…
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Bryan Gilliam's book nominated for AMS award

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Bryan Gilliam's recent book, Rounding Wagner's Mountain: Richard Strauss and Modern German Opera (Cambridge), has been nominated for the American Musicological Society's Kinkeldey Award. Gilliam is Frances Hill Fox Professor in Humanities at Duke University.
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