The Ethics of Songs: Making Plans for Nigel (by XTC), with David Jager

Ethics of Songs

Join us for the Spring 2021 Season of The Ethics of Songs, the Centre for Ethics YouTube series that explores the ethical dimensions of songs familiar and new! (The full schedule is available here.)

David Jager
Faculty of Music
University of Toronto

Produced and edited by Laura Menard (Music & Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto)

David Jager is a writer, musician and performer living in Toronto. He has been keyboardist for the Montreal Ska Band The Kingpins, lead singer and pianist for French Jazzy swing band Swing Dynamique, and was musical director and arranger for the Toronto avant-burlesque troupe The Scandelles. David shifted to composition with his original musical “Get To Nomi”, about the New Wave counter tenor Klaus Nomi, which debuted at NYC’s La Mama Theatre in 2016. He currently has two additional scripts in production. David Jager recently completed his doctorate at the U of T faculty of music, addressing the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and its possible implications for music education, titled “Listening to Difference: Deleuze and Music Education”.

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Wed, Mar 10, 2021
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto
200 Larkin