Steven Van Zandt in Solidarity with Teachers – Ed Week Feature

The member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and actor from The Sopranos is touring the country with his band to promote music education and show solidarity with teachers. In a crowded concert hall on a late October evening, rock musician Steven Van Zandt leaned into the microphone—nodding his head, wrapped in his trademark bandana—and turned his between-song banter to …

Steven Van Zandt’s New Rock-and-Roll High School – The New Yorker

In his TeachRock program, Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies” video becomes a text about the slave trade. By John Seabrook May 21, 2018 Wearing his trademark silk head scarf, an exotic blend of Barbary pirate and Russian babushka, Steven Van Zandt was relaxing backstage at the PlayStation Theatre, in Times Square, recently, before a gig with his fourteen-piece band, the re-formed Disciples of …

5/7 Exploring TeachRock DLPs

Intro, TR site overview, DLP page overview, DLPs: The Reclamation of the Cowboy Indigenous Roots of Rock and Roll Who is Ritchie Valens? Who is Mavis Staples?

4/30 Exploring TeachRock DLPs

Intro, TR site overview, DLP page overview, DLPs: Celebrating Community with Art, Historical Roots of Hip Hop, What is Sampling?