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NY Times Feature – Jonathan Goldman of Spanglish Fly


How Jonathan Goldman, Professor and Musician, Spends His Sundays

Jonathan Goldman, center, on the trumpet, often has gigs on Saturday nights with his band, Spanglish Fly. So if he gets the chance to sleep in on Sundays, he takes it.CreditJoe Carrotta for The New York Times

By day, Jonathan Goldman, 45, is an associate professor at New York Institute of Technology, where he teaches classes in early-20th-century literature and culture. He happens to be an internationally recognized expert on James Joyce. But that’s just his day job. By night, Mr. Goldman is the bandleader for the Latin soul and boogaloo group Spanglish Fly. Since both Mr. Goldman and his wife, Jamie Favaro, 37, are juggling multiple projects — she works in harm reduction and is also building an online platform on the subject — Sundays are hardly ever a day off for them. “We end up working for at least several hours,” he said. They live on the Upper West Side with their daughters, Charlie, 6, and Dava, 2. (Read More)