Dr. Tyron Cooper was nominated for two Regional Emmy awards in the category of “Musical Composition/Arrangement” for his music compositions in PBS documentaries Eva A-7063 and The Music Makers of Gennett Records.
This past Saturday he won for his contribution to Eva A-7063. This brings his total industry recognitions of his creative works to eight Emmy nominations and four Emmy wins to date.
Dr. Cooper is the director of Indiana University’s Archives of African American Music and Culture, assistant professor in the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies, and adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology. He is also co-founder of Art Salad Productions.