Music for Social Justice: Diego Rivera, saxophone

Special video premiere presentation

Video interview and performance with saxophonist Diego Rivera


This performance is part of the Michigan State University College of Music video series, Music for Social Justice, an opportunity for MSU artists to express their thoughts and feelings on important social justice issues, doing so with their insightful, often moving comments and of course their art, the music. Nine episodes of the series have been filmed, premiering online August 12 through December 2, 2020. 

Watch the premiere of this presentation and share comments on the MSU College of Music YouTube channel.

Diego Rivera is a world-class musician, composer, arranger and educator known for his muscular saxophone tone and unique blend of straight-ahead mainstream jazz fused with music inspired by his Latino background and heritage. A dedicated educator, he is associate professor of jazz saxophone and improvisation and associate director of the award-winning Jazz Studies program at Michigan State University 

The 2020–2021 Music for Social Justice video series is generously sponsored by the MSU Federal Credit Union

All videos in the MSU Music for Social Justice series have been filmed following safety guidelines and regulations as set forth by Michigan State University and the State of Michigan.

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