Vivien Goldman is a writer, educator, broadcaster and post-punk musician. She is an Adjunct Professor at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, teaching Punk, Fela Kuti and Bob Marley. She is the author of The Book of Exodus: Bob Marley and the Wailers’ Album of the Century. A member of new wave band The Flying Lizards, her songs including Launderette are frequently re-issued.
The Jewish roots of Punk
40 years after it first emerged from the New York underground scene, the Punk movement continues to excite and inspire. “Professor of Punk” Vivien Goldman has brought together Geoff Travis, Daniel Miller, Charles Shaar Murray and Toby Mott to discover a less well-known side of the movement, the stories of the many Jews among its key players and innovators.