Maurea Landies

Maurea Landies successfully defended her doctoral disseratation on Haitian/Dominican Gaga/Rara music on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008. She has conducted research in African Caribbean ritual performance in New York City, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti.

The band carries medicine: Music, healing and community in Haitian/Dominican Rara/Gaga
Columbia Degrees: 
PhD, Ethnomusicology