UCR Department of Music
Wednesday@Noon via Zoom Presentation
Jazz musician, hip-hop artist
Joshua Welchez, coordinator
Charles “Chuck Boogie” Moore, keyboardist for the Pharcyde, will discuss the roots of hip-hop as it developed from jazz and other Black American music. He will demonstrate elements of hip-hop, such as sampling and scratching, and how they are used to create new music.
January 20, 2021
Wednesday, 12:00-12:50 P.M. PST
Free and open to the public
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Charles “Chuck Boogie” Moore started out as a rapper, beatboxer, and DJ in the mid 1980s. Inspired by Hip Hop groups of the era such as The Fat Boys, Run DMC, L.L. Cool J., and Eric B. & Rakim, Moore began making his own beats using samples as well as playing keyboard.
Over the last 20 years, Moore has performed with The Pharcyde, Digable Planets, Digital Underground, DJ Quik, Syl Johnson, Fred Wesley, Bootsie Collins, Norwood Fischer and Trulio Disgracious, and Breakestra.
Photo credit: Farah Sosa
• The Wednesday@Noon Series offers concerts, lectures, and presentations of academic research by Department of Music faculty, postdoctoral researchers, students, and international guest artists and scholars. Dana Kaufman, coordinator.
Wednesday, January 20 at 12:00pm to 12:50pmVirtual Event
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