Roller is a professor at Alverno College. Specializing in diverse music cultures, Roller teaches classes on the history of rock 'n' roll, urban ethnic music and African-American and Latin American music. After earning degrees in music from Grinnell College and Indiana University, Roller went on to earn a doctorate in ethnomusicology from UW-Madison. He is also a guitarist in his own right and has performed and recorded in styles ranging from blues to world beat. Roller will introduce his new book Milwaukee Garage Bands: Generations of Grassroots Rock at Boswell Book Co. on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.
Peter Roller '77 publishes new book, "Milwaukee Garage Bands: Generations of Grassroots Rock"
Milwaukee, Wis., United States
February 11, 2013
Person Mentioned:Grinnell College
Peter Roller '77
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