Hafez Modirzadeh

Hafez Modirzadeh

World Music, Professor

Burk Hall, Room 309
E-mail: fezmo@sfsu.edu


Hafez Modirzadeh (PhD, 1992) focuses on creative and cross-cultural music, as well as jazz and ethnomusicology. Both an NEA Jazz Fellow and Senior Fulbright Scholar, his Grammy-nominated work on saxophones can currently be heard on Pi Recordings, while his published research can be found in such journals as Black Music Research, Leonardo, and Critical Studies in Improvisation. Composition grants include the MAPfund and Copeland, while other faculty positions include BANFF (Canada).

Music, Jazz, Ethnomusicology, Chromodal Theory

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