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Marco Katz Montiel teaches writing and literature at MacEwan University in Edmonton and as a Visiting Professor at the Pontificia Universidad Católica in Santiago de Chile. He also co-edits the Palgrave Studies in Music and Literature and, during the spring of 2018, has a research fellowship at the Franklin Institute of American Studies at the Universidad de Alcalá in Spain. His recent works include Las piedras del cielo, a CD released by Centaur Records, Music and Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature from Our America, a monograph published by Palgrave Macmillan, and the music chapter in the Wiley-Blackwell’s A Companion to Popular Culture. As a freelance trombonist, Marco performed and recorded with well-known artists such as Vicki Carr, Cab Calloway, Trini López, Charlie Palmieri, La Orquesta Kubavana, and Steve Lawrence and Edie Gourmé. His recorded performances include In New Orleanswith Dan Andersen and Tubby the Tuba Play It Happy with Meredith Vieira, Paquito D’Rivera, and Jimmy Owens. Marco’s compositions have been performed at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fischer Hall, and the Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts. He has also composed music for radio and television, including an award-winning soundtrack for Nickelodeon’s Oh Yeah Cartoons. Bourne, Carl Fischer, International, Kendor, and Sneaky Yellow Dog Music publish his arrangements and compositions.
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