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Music, World Music, Ethnomusicology
Area of ExpertiseEthnomusicology, World Music (India, Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia), Percussion (Jazz Drum set, Orchestral, Ethnic), American Traditional Music (Native American, African American, Folk, Shape Note Hymns), American Classical Music & Composers, American Popular Culture (Comic Books, Foreign Comic Books)
N. Scott Robinson has a long history with music. He has performed with musicians from around the globe, including the Grammy Award-winning CD Harlem Renaissance with the Benny Carter Big Band. He has also produced two albums of his own music. He has given clinics, attended conferences and panel discussions, and performed concerts on diverse styles of hand drumming for national and international organizations.
In addition to his role as professor of music, Robinson directs the San Diego Mesa College World Music Ensemble. Before teaching at Mesa, Robinson was a faculty member in music and dance at Towson University, Goucher College, Montgomery College, The University of Akron, Kent State University, and Shenandoah University. For more info, visit www.nscottrobinson.com.
Role at MesaProfessor of Music