The J Dilla Music Tech Teaching Workshop is returning for its second year with a multi-day experience at Wayne State University.
The late J Dilla was a Detroit producer, musician and songwriter who helped change the sound of hip-hop and R&B, primarily with his work as a member of Slum Village.
WSU, along with the Save The Music Foundation, supports public school teachers in new and innovative ways of teaching music in the classroom, taking inspiration from J Dilla.
Teachers from public school districts in Metro Detroit will receive an introduction to modern music production led by WSU music faculty, and will use software and equipment in the J Dilla Music Tech Grant.
The workshop runs July 12-14. J Dilla’s mother, Ma Dukes, will visit on the final day from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Ma Dukes will also participate in a roundtable Q&A with Stacey Hotwaxx Hale, workshop instructors and more.
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