About the Author

Andrew N. Weintraub is Associate Professor of Music at the University of Pittsburgh, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in ethnomusicology and popular music, and directs the University of Pittsburgh gamelan program. He is the author of Power Plays: Wayang Golek Puppet Theater of West Java (2004), and the co-editor of Music and Cultural Rights (2009). Weintraub is the founder and lead singer of the Dangdut Cowboys, a Pittsburgh-based dangdut band whose youtube videos have been viewed more than 100,000 times since December, 2007.

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