Date: September 24, 2013
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Simmons Hall 111
Topic: From Live Sound to Laptops: Recording Technology and Rock and Roll
Jason Hanley is the Director of Education at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum where he oversees K-12 and adult education as well as public programming; and teaches regularly on-site and through distance learning. Hanley holds a Ph.D. in Musicology with a sub-emphasis in Composition from Stony Brook University, where he completed his dissertation entitled “Metal Machine Music: Technology, Noise, and Modernism in Industrial Music 1975-1996.” He has taught courses in music history, electronic music, and popular music studies. Hanley has published articles in books and journals on popular music, film music and music technology. Active in the music industry since 1988, Hanley has played on, composed for, and produced numerous recordings and has performed live with many bands. In 2009 he was a guest editor for a special issue on pedagogy for the Journal of Popular Music Studies where he currently serves as an editorial board member.