Monday on @wrbbradio #v4nz3tt1 ethnomusicologist and full time lecturer in the music department at Northeastern University Alessandra Ciucci plays Moroccan 45s. In this pic Ciucci (far left) sits with Hafida Hasnaoui, one of the female musicians she has worked with in Morocco. The man on her right is the viola player Bouchaib Ben Aguida co-leader of the Moroccan group Ouled Ben Aguida. The photo was taken in Safi, Morocco, January 2013. Ciucci holds a PhD from The City University of New York at The Graduate Center. Her research interests include: the music of Morocco, North Africa, the Mediterranean, music and gender, sung poetry, popular music, popular music of the Arab World, and music and transnationalism. Her articles appear in Ethnomusicology, The Yearbook for Traditional Music, The International Journal of Middle East Studies, Mondi Migranti, Cahiers de musiques traditionnelles, and in several edited volumes. She has been a recipient of a Fulbright foreign scholarship grant (Morocco), a fellowship from the Jewish Foundation for the Education of Women, a grant from the American Institute for Maghrib Studies Grant, and was a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Music Department at Columbia University. http://www.northeastern.edu/camd/music/people/alessandra-ciucci/

Monday on @wrbbradio #v4nz3tt1 ethnomusicologist and full time lecturer in the music department at Northeastern University Alessandra Ciucci plays Moroccan 45s. In this pic Ciucci (far left) sits with Hafida Hasnaoui, one of the female musicians she has worked with in Morocco. The man on her right is the viola player Bouchaib Ben Aguida co-leader of the Moroccan group Ouled Ben Aguida. The photo was taken in Safi, Morocco, January 2013. Ciucci holds a PhD from The City University of New York at The Graduate Center. Her research interests include: the music of Morocco, North Africa, the Mediterranean, music and gender, sung poetry, popular music, popular music of the Arab World, and music and transnationalism. Her articles appear in Ethnomusicology, The Yearbook for Traditional Music, The International Journal of Middle East Studies, Mondi Migranti, Cahiers de musiques traditionnelles, and in several edited volumes. She has been a recipient of a Fulbright foreign scholarship grant (Morocco), a fellowship from the Jewish Foundation for the Education of Women, a grant from the American Institute for Maghrib Studies Grant, and was a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Music Department at Columbia University. http://www.northeastern.edu/camd/music/people/alessandra-ciucci/

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