The Migrant Songbook: NDLON/Los Jornaleros del Norte Residency

  • Year: 2017
  • Location: The Norman Lear Center
  • Collaborators: NDLON, Los Jornaleros del Norte

The National Day Laborer Organizing Network and their house band Los Jornaleros del Norte will be the 2016-2017 Artists in Residence with my Popular Music Project at The Norman Lear Center. We will be collaborating on day laborer work center songwriting sessions, student research on migrant music, a migrant songbook web portal, and other partnerships.

My essay on Los Jornaleros del Norte, “Sidewalk Serenade,” appeared in California Sunday magazine. Feb 2, 2017.