Modirzadeh playing the saxophone; photographer: Walter Wagner

Hafez Modirzadeh

Professor
Creative/World Music
Email: hafezmo@sfsu.edu
Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 143

Office Hours:

Wednesdays 9 AM - 11 AM (Zoom) https://sfsu.zoom.us/j/81131464517?pwd=a1pFSlV6QlhxbE9SZmh3bGlnQVViZz09

Fridays 1 PM - 3 PM (CA0143) 

Hafez Modirzadeh (Ph.D., 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 be heard on Pi Recordings, while his published research can be found in Black Music Research, Leonardo, Critical Studies in Improvisation, and Popular Music Studies. Composition grants include the MAPfund and Copeland, while other faculty positions include BANFF (Canada) and the California Jazz Conservatory.

Focus: Music, Jazz, Ethnomusicology, Chromodal Theory, Creative Music Studies

Website(s): 

Hefez Modirzadeh's Professional Website