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The New School oral history program ➔ Audio interview with Martin Mueller

Digital Audio


Related people/organizations

Carmen Hendershott (interviewer)
Martin Mueller (interviewee)
Allen Austill (subject)
David C. Levy (subject)
Arnie Lawrence (subject)
Jazz & Contemporary Music Program New School University (subject)
New School (New York, N.Y.). New School Archives and Special Collections (publisher)

Date

November 9 2012

Description

In this audio interview with librarian Carmen Hendershott, School of Jazz Dean Martin Mueller recalls his career before coming to The New School in 1987. He outlines the history of the Jazz and Contemporary Music Program at The New School as he has experienced it, covering an incubation period from 1986 into the early 1990s and its relationship with Mannes School of Music. He also discusses the move of offices, the unionization of faculty members, and the establishment of various outreach initiatives abroad. Mueller emphasizes the role of Deans Allen Austill (The New School) and David C. Levy (Parsons School of Design), and faculty member Arnie Lawrence in founding the Jazz Program. He comments upon the program’s evolving demographics and the availability of financial aid for students. Additionally, Mueller references his work with the International Association for Jazz Education, and sketches a brief history of the Guitar Study Center.

Language

English

Identifier

NS070101_Mueller_20121108

Citation

Carmen Hendershott; Martin Mueller; New School (New York, N.Y.). New School Archives and Special Collections. Audio interview with Martin Mueller. The New School oral history program. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 21 Oct 2019.

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