Join Salastina every Tuesday for their Happy Hour: bringing you free, live musical performance, spirited conversation, and interaction with musicians and fellow music lovers.
Ted Gioia is a pianist, critic, scholar, historian, and educator. Praised as one of the leading music historians of our day, Gioia is a preeminent guide to songs of the past, present, and future. He is the author of 11 books, including The History of Jazz, Delta Blues, and [Salastina’s favorite] Music: A Subversive History. His writing has been honored by the New York Times on their list of 100 notable books of the year. His three books on the social history of music—Work Songs, Healing Songs, and Love Songs—have each been honored with the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award. Gioia holds degrees from Oxford University and Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, and previously served on the faculty of Stanford University.