Category Archives: Jazz Books

New Writing at Ethnomusicology Review and IASPM-US

  I’ve been writing at a decent clip this month, with pieces now online at the IASPM-US website and the Ethnomusicology Review Sounding Board. Check ’em out: Music Scenes: Creating Space for Creative Music at LA’s Blue Whale for IASPM-US CD Review: Book … Continue reading

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Jazz, Max Weber, and the Breakdown of the Protestant Ethic

One of the inevitable rites of passage for graduate school in the humanities comes in that fateful seminar grappling with the intellectual legacy of what is vaguely termed Social Theory. That is exactly what I’m up to this quarter at … Continue reading

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Book Review: Innerviews by Anil Prasad

I forgot to link to this when it ran last month: a review of Anil Prasad’s 2010 book, Innerviews, for the JJA News website. Read the whole thing here — but most important, be sure to check out the Innerviews … Continue reading

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Reading “Blues People” by LeRoi Jones

My review of “Blues People” by LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka) Continue reading

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Reading “New Orleans Style and the Writing of American Jazz History”

Book review of “New Orleans Style and the Writing of American Jazz History” by Bruce Raeburn Continue reading

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