Arts and Music
Featured This Month
A stellar cast of musicians, including Gilbert Castellano (trumpet), Brett Sanders (drums), and the Besos de Coco ensemble, demonstrate the influence of Jazz around the world.
Diana Deutsch, Professor of Psychology at UC San Diego, presents several musical illusions that she has discovered, showing that people can differ strikingly in the way they hear simple musical patterns. She also explains why perfect pitch is rare in most populations, but not among speakers of tonal languages, such as Mandarin. Deutsch's lecture is the sixth and final installment of the "To Be Musical" series, sponsored by Eleanor Roosevelt College at UC San Diego.
In the finale concert for UC San Diego Jazz Camp 2013, renowned bassist and educator Mark Dresser leads a group of talented students in a performance of standards and new works.