Author: Kristina Jacobsen

Abu Dhabi Soundmarks: Building Community in the Midst of the Pandemic, One Voice at a Time

Kristina Jacobsen , May 20th, 2020

Editor’s note: Click the links throughout the article to experience the soundscape of Abu Dhabi under COVID-19 In March 2020, I arrived in Abu Dhabi from the island…


When Coronavirus Emptied the Streets, Music Filled It

Kristina Jacobsen , March 26th, 2020

Sardinia is celebrated for its traditional a cappella music and its murals, like this one in the town of Orgosolo that honors pacifist musician Fabrizio De AndrĂ©. Simona…


Why Navajos Love Their Country Music

Kristina Jacobsen , July 23rd, 2019

Native Country Band at Windy Mesa Bar in Page, Arizona. Left to right: Errison Littleben, author Kristina Jacobsen, Tommy Bia, LeAnder Bia, Arlondo Bia. Doug Reilly When I…