Hyphenated: Music + Identity is an audio documentary series about immigrant and second generation immigrant musicians in the EU navigating their "hyphenated" identity through their music, created and produced by Ron Deutsch.

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Paolo Karim
April 14, 2024x
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Paolo Karim

Paolo thought of himself as 100% Italian, but coming from a Sicilian father and Moroccan mother, he still saw something other than that in the mirror. He began his career making pop music, but, in 202...

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Can Small Live Music Venues Be Saved?
March 29, 2024

Can Small Live Music Venues Be Saved?

If you are reading this, I'll assume you have spent some significant time of your life going to see live shows in small clubs. I'll also as...

The Problem with World Music
January 12, 2024

The Problem with World Music

In the years I've been covering what is reluctantly called "world music," the problems with this term often come up. And it comes up very o...

Who made this?

Hi. My Name is Ron Deutsch. For the last quarter century I've written and conducted interviews for both print and online publications, including National Geographic, Wired News, The Austin-American Statesman, The San Francisco Weekly, Gramophone, and Chamber Music America. I was a contributing editor at both Sonicnet/MTVnews and the International Documentary Association's Documentary magazine. And for the last decade, I've been a featured contributor to National Public Radio's Afropop Worldwide program.

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