Caption: Hank Hehmsoth
Hank Hehmsoth 

Hank Hehmsoth on Fulbright ON

From: Daris Hale
Series: Fulbright On
Length: 07:14

Hank Hehmsoth, jazz musician and Senior Lecturer at Texas State University, travels to Chile to teach and share American jazz traditions as a Fulbright Senior Specialist.

Hank_small Hear Hank discuss his time in Chile sharing American jazz traditions at the Pro Jazz Institute as a Fulbright Senior Specialist.  

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Hear Hank discuss his time in Chile sharing American jazz traditions at the Pro Jazz Institute as a Fulbright Senior Specialist.  

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Fulbright ON

When I was down there, and it was so cold, the power went out for three days. An entire city block went out. There was no heat, there was no light, it was hard.

The Fulbright Program, since 1946 seeking to increase mutual understanding and support peaceful relations. It is now the most widely recognized and prestigious international exchange program in the world.

My name is Hank Hehmsoth and I’m a professor at Texas State University. I teach jazz piano, composition, and music technology. I’m a Fulbright Senior specialist, I was in Santiago, Chile in the summer of 2013. At the Pro-Jazz institute, which is the only accredited jazz degree conferring school in all of South America.

Well Santiago, Chile is on the other side of the world. It’s near the Andes, almost all the way to the edge of South America where the next stop off is Antarctica. If you’re in Texas during...
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Intro and Outro

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Here's Hank Hehmsoth speaking about his time sharing American jazz traditions in Chile as a Fulbright Senior Specialist.

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Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
From One Day Hank Hehmsoth Exits 3. H Project 2012 05:57
Latin Vamp Hank Hehmsoth Exits . H Project 2012 05:53
Bebop Dizzy Gillespie For Musicians Only. Verve 1958 06:23
In Santiage, Chile Desi Arnaz Babalu. RCA 1996 02:33

Additional Credits

Elliott Miller, Texas State University, Firestation Studios
Fulbright ON is an independent project of Fulbright U.S. Scholar alumna Daris Hale. This content does not represent the views of the U.S. Department of State or its affiliates.