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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Halim El-Dabh

Students, friends assemble to honor life of former Kent State professor, composer

Cameron Gorman November 19, 2017

As snow gently fell outside Cartwright Hall, people meandered past photographs of Halim El-Dabh, hung along the glass windows.The images portrayed the composer at a young age, with a dog alongside. Standing...

Halim El-Dabh

Longtime professor, music pioneer dies at 96

Rachel Duthie September 5, 2017

Halim El-Dabh, a world-renowned composer and professor of Kent State for the past 48 years, died this weekend at the age of 96.His generosity and humility is what Denise Seachrist will remember the most...

Robert Selvaggio, Director of Jazz Studies at Kent State University.

Playing it by ear: A blossoming musician’s call to practice, practice, practice

Mark Oprea March 10, 2015

When once asked about training budding jazz players, legendary pianist and bandleader Duke Ellington once said, “The most important thing I look for when looking for a musician is if they know how to...

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