Since September 2007, I have been Professor of Jazz and Improvised Music at the University of Amsterdam whilst working as Research coordinator in the Jazz and Classical Master’s program at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. This post requires me to deliver Music history electives in the Jazz Masters program and teach music history for the Bachelors programme. Working across both University and Conservatoire settings has provided me with valuable insights into different musical environments and has enabled me to develop research interests that are both practically and theoretically focused.
Rhythm Changes is a 3-year research project which examines the inherited traditions and practices of European jazz cultures. Read more here...
- The Rhythm Changes site (http://t.co/cUGf0qGphU) now shows all tweets with the hashtag #salfordjazz13. That's the conference conversation., Apr 12
- Howland's focus is on analysing the historical point at which jazz and R&B intersects. #salfordjazz13 http://t.co/rU6aZgNQhF, Apr 12
- John Howland looking at the interesting case of Isaac Hayes' place in 1970 jazz media. #salfordjazz13 http://t.co/DZ99cgZ6mU, Apr 12
- Finally, Ake considers the Marsalis-promoted idea of jazz as American music. #salfordjazz13 ... http://t.co/mYxmNK58iv, Apr 12
- .@rhythmchanges Ake: "ideas of race should remain a central part of our analysis of jazz" #salfordjazz13 ... ..... http://t.co/H61L6tukEp, Apr 12
- Rhythms of Change Conference 2013 kicks off w/ @TonyWhyton @rhythmchanges #salfordjazz13 http://t.co/8i0VEDWkLT ... http://t.co/ggePq6xxi0, Apr 12
- can't wait for 'jazz is America's music' discussion in Rhythm Changes context... #salfordjazz13 ... ... ... ...... http://t.co/0tp6AY4Gnp, Apr 12
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Rhythm Changes is financially supported by the HERA Joint Research Programme which is co-funded by AHRC, AKA, DASTI, ETF, FNR, FWF, HAZU, IRCHSS, MHEST, NWO, RANNIS, RCN, VR and The European Community FP7 2007-2013, under the Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities programme.