{"notes":[{"name":"James H Latimer","year":"1956","degree":"BM, Percussion","note":"Bandleader and University of Wisconsin\u2013Madison emeritus professor of music James H. Latimer received an honorary doctor of Humane Letters degree from Florida A&M University during the school\u2019s fall 2015 commencement. As a professor at Florida A&M, Latimer established a percussion program in the late 1950s. He also worked with Duke Ellington, Max Roach, Sarah Caldwell, and Arthur Fiedler during his professional career. Latimer lives in Oregon, Wisconsin."}]}