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The 2021 Pop Convergence: A Virtual Pop Conference, April 22-25th
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Guthrie P. Ramsey

University of Pennsylvania
Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music
A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr. is a music historian, pianist, composer, and the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music at the University of Pennsylvania. A widely-published writer, he’s the author of Race Music: Black Cultures from Bebop to Hip-Hop (2003) and The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History and the Challenge of Bebop (2013)As a producer, label head, and leader of the band Dr. Guy’s Musiqology, Dr. Ramsey has released five recording projects and has performed at venues such as The Blue Note and Harlem Stage in New York, and the Annenberg Theater of the Performing Arts and Chris’ Jazz Café in Philadelphia, and other venues worldwide.