Copyright  2011 by John Edward Hasse.  All rights reserved.

As an expert on American music, John Edward Hasse has contributed his expertise to radio programs on NPR, the Voice of America, and Sirius XM radio; TV programs on PBS; and the stamp series “Legends of American Music” for the U.S. Postal Service.

Hasse is a principal advisor and on-air interviewee for the TV series, RecordingThe History of Recorded Music, to be broadcast on television.  This will be a multi-dimensional story of how music, technology,
and entrepreneurship have led to the spread of American popular music around the world.  And how music has been impacted by technology, altering the way we understand, listen to and create it.  For more information, click here.


Hasse has curated a series of exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institution.  For information on his work as Curator of American Music at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History, click here.