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Ray Allen

Music, Conservatory of

Location: 415 Whitehead Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x1181
Fax: 718.951.4502

Ray Allen is professor of music at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center. In addition he serves as a Senior Research Associate at the Hitchcock Institute for Studies in American Music/ He teaches courses on American folk, popular, and concert music, and American cultural studies. Allen is the author of Jump Up! Caribbean Carnival Music in New York City ,/i> (University of Illinois Press); Gone to the Country: The New Lost City Ramblers and the Urban Folk Music Revival (University of Illinois Press, 2010) and Singing in the Spirit: African-American Sacred Quartets in New York City (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991). He has co-edited the volumes Ruth Crawford Seeger's Worlds: Innovation and Tradition in Twentieth Century American Music (University of Rochester Press, 2007, with Ellie Hisama) and Island Sounds in the Global City: Caribbean Popular Music and Identity in New York (University of Illinois Press, 1998, with Lois Wilcken).

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