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Ian Brennan

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Ian Brennan is a Grammy-winning producer (Tinariwen, Zomba Prison Project, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott) who has produced three other Grammy-nominated albums and published five books while also teaching violence prevention around the world since 1993 for such prestigious organizations as New York’s New School, the University of London, UC Berkeley, and the National Accademia of Science (Rome). His work has been featured on the front-page of the New York Times, PBS television, and in an Emmy-winning “60 Minutes” segment with Anderson Cooper reporting. He has worked with diverse artists including Fugazi, Merle Haggard, Sleater-Kinney, and John Waters. His latest book is Silenced by Sound: the Music Meritocracy Myth.

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