Programme

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Papers (in alphabetical order by presenter)

  1. Lisa Barg – a??Composer-Arranger-Seamstress?: Melba Liston, Gender, Arranging, and Jazz History – McGill University
  2. Andrew Berish – What is jazz supposed to feel like?: Tin Pan Alley, Sentimentality and Jazz – Associate Professor, Humanities and Cultural Studies Dept., University of South Florida
  3. Nathan Blustein – Erwin Schulhoffa??s Cinq A?tudes and European Jazz in the 1920s – PhD Candidate, Department of Music Theory, Indiana University
  4. Matthew Boden – Swingina?? Down Under: The Barrelhouse Four – PhD Candidate, Lecturer in Jazz and Classical Studies, Conservatorium of Music, Tasmanian College of the Arts
  5. David Brackett – Swing in the 1940s: Probing the Borders of Jazz and Pop – McGill University
  6. Darius Brubeck – Cultural Diplomacy – Former Director of the Centre for Jazz & Popular Music at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
  7. Christa Bruckner-Haring – a??Musik war es sicher nicht, was diese Herren boten, sie machten ein Heidenspektakela??: Early Jazz Reception in Austria after World War I – Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Graz (KUG), Austria
  8. Robert Burke – Analysis and observations of pre-learnt and idiosyncratic elements in improvisation: a reflective study in jazz performance – Head of The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Coordinator of Jazz and Popular Music, JMonash University
  9. Jerome Camal – Jazz and Gwoka: A Diasporic Polyrhythm? – Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  10. Gretchen Carlson – Jazz Heavena??: Woody Allena??s Jazz Compilation Soundtracks and Cultural Subtexts – PhD Candidate, University of Virginia
  11. Jean Cook – Jazz Research – Mapping the Field under the Jazz Futures heading (round-table discussion)
  12. Pedro Cravinho – Free Jazz, Free Portugal: Sounds of Freedom During the Last Years of the Estado Novo Regime (1971-1974) – University of Aveiro
  13. Kinga Csizmas – Hungarian jazz musicians (Poster) – Corvinus University of Budapest
  14. Scott Currie – Between Noise and (N)ostalgia: A Berlin Jazz Collectivea??s Challenge to Post-Transition Borders of Geography and Generation – University of Minnesota
  15. Lindelwa Dalamba – Kongia??s Harvest: Jazz and the Rituals of a Postcolonial World – University of the Witwatersrand
  16. Lawrence Davies – a??These people know more about me than I doa??: Robert Lockwooda??s Histories of the Blues – Kinga??s College London
  17. Scott DeVeaux – Reclaiming Fusion – Professor, McIntire Dept. of Music, Director of Undergraduate Programs, University of Virginia
  18. JosA? Dias – a??Unity in Diversitya??: Jazz and the European narrative – PhD Candidate, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  19. FrA?dA?ric DA?hl – …a tremendous dividing line: About AndrA? Previns Experiences with Changeovers between Jazz and Art Music – Freie UniversitA?t Berlin
  20. Mario Dunkel – W. C. Handy, Edward Abbe Niles, and the Invention of Hot Jazz – Department of Music and Musicology Technische UniversitA?t Dortmund
  21. Anne Dvinge – Jazz carnival or Business Empire? The Change from the Local Newport Jazz Festival to the Global JVC Jazz Festival – Independent Researcher
  22. Alison Eales – a??Jazz, Blues, (Reggae), Funk, Soul, World: Programming and Promoting Glasgow (International) Jazz Festival- PhD Candidate, University of Glasgow
  23. Jonathan Eato – A Climbing Vine Through Concrete: Jazz in 1960s Apartheid South Africa – University of York
  24. Damian Evans – Scene and Unseen: Negotiation and contestation within a jazz scene – PhD Candidate, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
  25. Roger Fagge – a??Is there a new art form somewhere here or is the western mind breaking down?a??: British writers respond to jazz post 1945 (Panel sponsored by The University of Chicago Press) – Director, Comparative American Studies, Department of History, University of Warwick
  26. Steven Feld – Keynote. (Sponsored by Birmingham City University) – Distinguished porfessor of Antrhopology and Music, University of New Mexico
  27. Kevin Fellesz – Polishing the Ivories: Re-Thinking a??Jazz Pianoa?? (Panel) – Assistant Professor of Music, Institute for Research in African American Studies Columbia University
  28. Raphael Ferreira – The issue of style in the music of Hermeto Pascoal – Federal University of UberlA?ndia
  29. Petter Frost Fadnes – Improvisational conduct and case studies from the margins: An insidera??s view on negotiating the collective- Department of Music and Dance, University of Stavanger
  30. Andy Fry – a??This is Jazza??: New Orleans Jazz Revival in International Perspective – Kinga??s College, London
  31. Jamie Fyffe – Signifyin(g) the Blues: The Compositional Style of Miles Davis (Poster) – University of Glasgow
  32. John Gabriel – Hanns Eisler and Motorik: Expanding the Borders of Jazza??s Influence on German Music – PhD Candidate, Harvard University
  33. Nicholas Gebhardt – Must We Mean What We Play? (With Apologies to Stanley Cavell) (Panel sponsored by The University of Chicago Press) – Birmingham City University
  34. John Gennari- Keynote. Rethinking Jazz and Jazz Studies through Jason Morana??s Multimedia Performance. (Sponsored by The Open University UK) – Associate Professor, University of Vermont
  35. Zbigniew Granat – A Quest for a Pan-European Identity: Komeda, Berendt, and the Politics of a a??Sweet European Homea?? – Assistant Professor, Nazareth College, Rochester, New York
  36. Martin Guerpin – Between Cocteau, dada and neoclassicism: The carnivalesque role of jazz in French art music (1919-1922)- PhD Candidate, UniversitA? Paris-Sorbonne / UniversitA? de MontrA?al
  37. David Harnish & Jeremy Wallach – Dance to Your Roots: Border-Crossing with Krakatau, Indonesiaa??s Jazz-Gamelan Fusion Band (joint paper) – Chair and Professor, Music Department, University of San Diego
  38. Charles Hersch – a??Matzo Balls-ereeniei??i??i??: Ethnic Hybridity in African American Jazz Versions of Jewish Songs – Professor, Department of Political Science, Cleveland State University
  39. Monika Herzig – Jazz Research – Mapping the Field under the Jazz Futures heading (round-table discussion) – Jazz Pianist & Professor, Indiana University Jazz Education Network (JEN);
  40. Matthias Heyman – a??And the Winner isi??i??i??a??: The Role of the Jazz Contest in Interbellum Belgium – PhD Candidate, University of Antwerp
  41. IvA?n Iglesias – Jazz and Social Revolution in Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) – University of Valladolid
  42. Ole Izard HA?yer – When Danish jazz became a??Danisha?? – Assistant Prof., Department of Culture and Global Studies, Centre for Danish Jazz Studies
  43. Adil Johan – The Cosmopolitan Jazz Hero: Negotiating Class, Gender, Modernity and an Emerging Nation in 1960s Malay Films – PhD Candidate in Music Research, Kinga??s College London
  44. Bob Lawson-Peebles – The Meaning of Jazz and the Assault on Maidenhead – Leverhulme Emeritus Fellow, Honorary University Fellow, University of Exeter
  45. David Lee – New York, Modernism and the Artists Jazz Band- PhD Candidate, School of English & Theatre Studies, University of Guelph
  46. Steven Lewis – Marsalis Plays Bolden: Wynton Marsalis and the First Man of Jazz- PhD Candidate, McIntire Department of Music, University of Virginia
  47. Mark Lomanno – a??Tinged with Imminence: Improvising Translation and Performing Jazz Research – Visiting Assistant Professor and Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow of Ethnomusicology and Jazz Studies, Swarthmore College
  48. Andrea Low – Ernest Kaai & A Night in Honolulu a?? Jazz, Race and Empire in the Asia Pacific Region 1919-1937 – PhD Candidate, University of Auckland
  49. Francesco Martinelli – A Night in Tunesia or the hidden link: the influence of Islamic music and culture on the birth and development of jazz- Director of the Siena Jazz Archive; History of Jazz professor at Leghorn Conservatory
  50. Kristin McGee – Popular jazz, digital aesthetics and transnational networks in the New Europe – Associate Professor of Popular Music, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
  51. George McKay – Carnivalising the creative economy: A?a short film about co-produced research, on and with British jazz festivalsA?-A?University of Salford
  52. Haftor MedbA?e – Dictated dichotomies: Locating Scandinavian jazz – Jazz Musician in Residence, Lecturer in Composition, School of Arts and Creative Industries, Edinburgh Napier University
  53. Vincent Meelberg – Composing Instantly: Conceiving Musical Improvisation as Compositional Practice – Radboud University Nijmegen, Department of Cultural Studies
  54. Pedro Mendes – a??Our main struggle was to create conditions to be professional jazz musiciansa??: the beginning of the Hot Clube de Portugala??s School of Jazz and the idea of becoming a a??professional jazz musiciana?? – INET-MD Institut of Ethnomusicology. Faculdade de CiA?ncias Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  55. Cyril Moshkow – Jazz Journalism in Russia: From Underground To Reservation In Sixty Years – Jazz.Ru Magazine
  56. Ben Norton – Dealing with #BAM: Nicholas Payton and Jazz Studies. (Poster) – University of Hull, School of Drama, Music and Screen (Music)
  57. Ben Phipps – Constructing the role of the bass player in jazz history: From foundation to artistic expression. – PhD Candidate, University of New South Wales
  58. AcA?cio Piedade – Topics in Brazilian Jazz: friction of musicalities and rhetoricity (Panel sponsored by The University of Chicago Press) – Music Dept Music Graduate Studies, University of the State of Santa Catarina
  59. Nicolas Pillai – Len Lyea??s A Colour Box: jazz, paint and cinematic waste – University of Warwick
  60. Ari Poutiainen – Instruments in Margin: Comparison of Flute, Violin and More Common Jazz Instruments – University lecturer of music education
  61. Ken Prouty – a??Minstrel Hokuma?? and a??Practical Jazzes: Tailgate Trombone, Popular Music, and the Elusiveness of Jazz History – Associate Professor, Area Chair, Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Michigan State University
  62. Sarah C. Provost – Bringing Something New: Creativity, Inspiration, and Female Jazz Performers – Assistant Professor of Musicology, University of North Florida
  63. Bruce Raeburn – Reflections of Senegambia in New Orleans Jazz – Hogan Jazz Archive & Tulane University
  64. Heli Reimann – a??Neither allowed nor forbiddena??: paradoxes of Soviet society and conceptualization of jazz – University of Helsinki
  65. Jason Robinson – Improvising diaspora: tradition and expansion in the gnawa collaborations of Pharoah Sanders, Randy Weston, and Archie Shepp – Assistant Professor, Department of Music, Amherst College
  66. Alex W. Rodriguez – Chilea??s a??La Resistenciaa?? and Transnational Jazz Practice – PhD Candidate, University of California, Los Angeles
  67. Johanna-Marie Rohlf – Sitting on the fence? Early Jazz in Berlin and Paris – PhD Candidate, Center for Metropolitan Studies Berlin (CMS)
  68. Pedro Roxo & Miguel LourenA?o – Crossing Mind and Geographic Borders but Fixing Jazz Music Boundaries: The Foundation of Hot Clube de Portugal in the late 40s. – INET-MD Institut of Ethnomusicology. Faculdade de CiA?ncias Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  69. Loes Rusch – Jazz Behind the Dikes to New Dutch Swing: Critics and the Emancipation of Jazz in the Netherlands – University of Amsterdam
  70. Jean-Michel Saint-Paul – Bending New Corners (1999) of Erik Truffaz. The influence of hip hop in jazz music and how an acoustic quartet sounds as an electric group. – University of Paris VIII Saint-Denis
  71. Fritz Schenker – Revisiting jazz latitude: Filipino musicians and empire in 1920a??s colonial Asia – PhD Candidate, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  72. Ursel Schlicht – SonicExchange: Music Beyond Categories – Pianist
  73. Floris Schuiling – On the borders of modernism: The Instant Composers Pool between Free Jazz, Darmstadt and Fluxus – PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge
  74. Nathan Seinen – Donald Fagena??s The Nightfly as jazz-rock de-fusion and historical critique – Assistant Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  75. Tamar Sella – A Link in the Chain: Israeli Jazz Musicians and the Berklee College of Music – PhD Candidate, in ethnomusicology, Harvard University
  76. Alan Stanbridge – All the Rest is Propaganda: Jazz, Class, and Race in British New Wave Cinema – Associate Professor, Department of Arts, Culture and Media, University of Toronto
  77. Paul Steinbeck- Hyperinteractivity: George Lewisa??s Voyager, Improvisation, and the Frontiers of Analysis – Assistant Professor of Music Theory, Washington University in St. Louis
  78. Yoko Suzuki – Polishing the Ivories: Re-Thinking a??Jazz Pianoa?? (Panel) – Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh
  79. Tom Sykes – Redefining the borders? Jazz scenes and social media – University of Salford
  80. Catherine Tackley – Rhythm Clubs: Ideals and Realities – Senior Lecturer in Music, The Open University
  81. Jeffrey Taylor – Polishing the Ivories: Re-Thinking Jazz Pianoa?? (Panel) – Professor, Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
  82. Walter van de Leur – a??When I Die, You Better Second Linea??: Jazz and Death – Professor of Jazz and Improvised Music, Conservatorium van Amsterdam &A?UniversityA?of Amsterdam
  83. Mischa van Kan – Swedish Modern: from furniture to jazz – PhD Candidate, Gothenburg University
  84. Tim Wall – The line between jazz and not-jazz: music broadcasting and the BBC 1923 to 1953- Birmingham City University
  85. Hans Weisethaunet – Enter the Recording Studio: ECM recordings as artistic expression and cultural practice – Professor, University of Oslo
  86. Meredith K. White – Jazz musician as insider-outsider – Senior Lecturer in Music, Kingston University, Surrey
  87. Tony Whyton – On Jazz and Cultural Diplomacy: A Conversation between Darius Brubeck and Tony Whyton -A?University of Salford
  88. Iwan Wopereis – Boundary crossing in improvisational expertise development – PhD Candidate, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Open University of the Netherlands
  89. Toby Wren – Jazz mutants in the antipodes – Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
  90. Brian F. Wright – a??All You Get is an Amplified Plink-Plonka??: Monk Montgomery, the Electric Bass, and Policing Aesthetic Boundaries in 1950s Jazz- PhD Candidate, Musicology, Case Western Reserve University
  91. Juan Zagalaz – Paco de LucA?a and the impact of jazz in the renovation of flamenco (1978 a?? 1990) – Universidad de Castilla a?? La Mancha
  92. Per Zanussi – Composing for improvisors – Research Fellow at University of Stavanger, Dept of Music and Dance