Rami Toubia Stucky is a music historian specializing in jazz and American music. His book project, When Bossa Was Black: Brazilian Music in 60s America, focuses on the arrival of bossa nova music to the United States during the 1960s.
During the Fall 2022 semester, he will be teaching Musics of the World (MUSI 1021), American Popular Music and Media (3015), and Music of the African Diaspora (3021). During Spring 2023, he will teach Musics of the World, Jazz in American Culture (3023), and another 3000-level elective. You can find syllabi for these classes, as well as learn more about his research and music, at his personal and professional website, songsmysisterlikes.com
Selected Original Music, Compositions, Sound Design, and Academic Presentations
Monitor - "Memorand" (drummer)
“Assum Preto.” Performed by Joy Collins and the University of Virginia Big Band Ensemble. April 15, 2018. (composer/conductor)
Dispatches from Dystopia (sound design)
“Brazilian Bossa Nova within the United States during the 1960s: Cause and Effects.” Jefferson Scholars Conference, Charlottesville, VA. October 20, 2021. (academic presentation)