Publications and research

 

Peer-reviewed publications:

 

2009:   ‘Remediated swing and the celestial jukebox: new “friends” for jazz?’ In SPARC 2009 Proceedings, Victoria Sheppard (ed.), pp. 390-395.

2010 [2004]: ‘The influence of recorded jazz on the music of Django Reinhardt, c.1929-1939’. Published online at http://beaufortjazz.wordpress.com/category/django/

2011:   ‘”British Jazz History” – from The Jazz Site’. Jazz Perspectives, 5:3, pp. 245-248.

2012:   ‘Introduction: crisis in the arts, media and humanities’. In Crisis, Rupture and Anxiety: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Contemporary and Historical Human Challenges, Will Jackson, Bob Jeffrey, Mattia Marino and Tom Sykes (eds.), pp. 9-12, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars.

2012:   ‘Crisis in Cyberspace: digital technology and anxiety in the cultural industries’. In Crisis, Rupture and Anxiety: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Contemporary and Historical Human Challenges, Will Jackson, Bob Jeffrey, Mattia Marino and Tom Sykes (eds.), pp. 140-153, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars.

2012:   ‘Virtual scenes of interaction: jazz and connectedness in the digital age’. Jazzforschung, 44, pp. 75-89.

2013:   ‘Kevin Fellezs, Birds of Fire: Jazz, Rock, Funk, and the Creation of Fusion’ (book review). Journal of American Studies, 47(02) (Special Collection: Art Across Frontiers), E55 doi:10.1017/S0021875813000601.

2013:   ‘Duncan Heining, Trad Dads, Dirty Boppers and Free Fusioneers: British Jazz, 1960-1975’ (book review). Jazz Research Journal, 7.1 (Jazz in Britain special issue), pp. 132-136.

2014:   ‘Access (in the digital age)’. In Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia, William Forde Thompson (ed.), pp. 5-8, Thousand Oaks: Sage.

2014:   ‘Social Networking’. In Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia, William Forde Thompson (ed.), pp. 1024-1028, Thousand Oaks: Sage.

2014:   ‘YouTube’. In Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia, William Forde Thompson (ed.), pp. 1206-1208, Thousand Oaks: Sage.

2015:   ‘People Get Ready: The Future of Jazz Is Now! Edited by Ajay Heble and Rob Wallace. Durham, NC and London: Duke University Press, 2013. 312 pp. ISBN 978-0-8223-5425-3’ (book review). Popular Music, 34(03), pp. 518-520.

2016:   ‘Censorship’. In The SAGE Encyclopedia of Ethnomusicology, Janet Sturman and J. Geoffrey Golson (eds.). Thousand Oaks: Sage. Forthcoming.

2016:   ‘Protest-dissent-resistance, Music and’. In The SAGE Encyclopedia of Ethnomusicology, Janet Sturman and J. Geoffrey Golson (eds.). Thousand Oaks: Sage. Forthcoming.

2017:   ‘Making scenes: Social media and new conceptions of jazz communities’. In New Jazz Conceptions: History, Theory, Practice, Roger Fagge and Nicolas Pillai (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 36-62.

2017:   ‘Shane Homan, Martin Cloonan and Jen Cattermole. 2016. Popular Music Industries and the State: Policy Notes. New York and London: Routledge. 249pp. ISBN 978-0-41582-4-514 (hbk)’ (book review). Journal of World Popular Music, 4.1, pp. 48-51, https://doi.org/10.1558/jwpm.29612

2017:   ‘Music outside? Innovation and "Britishness" in British jazz, 1960-1980’. European Journal of Musicology, 16/1, pp. 178-190.

 

Conference papers:

 

2010:   University of Salford, Media, Music and Performance postgraduate research one-day conference. ‘Spreading the word: interactive media and music’s new gatekeepers’.

2010:   Leeds College of Music, Leeds International Jazz Conference. ‘Things ain’t what they used to be?: jazz, improvisation, and the iPod generation’.

2010:   Open University, Jazz and Race Conference. ‘21st century Eurojazz: jazz and national identity within Europe in the digital age’.

2011:   University College Falmouth, Mediation conference (British Forum for Ethnomusicology). ‘A space for jazz: researching an online community’.

2011:   University of Liverpool, IASPM Postgraduate Conference. ‘Online/offline: music scenes and cultural identity in the age of the internet’.

2011:   Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Jazz and National Identities conference (Rhythm Changes). ‘Jazz in the cloud?: researching the dissemination of jazz online’.

2012:   Leeds College of Music, Leeds International Jazz Conference. ‘Interactive fandom: jazz scenes and audience practice in the age of the internet’.

2012:   University of California, Santa Barbara, Music and Crisis conference (Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music). ‘Crisis in cyberspace: digital technology and anxiety in the recording industry’.

2012:   MediaCityUK, University of Salford, Imagining Communities Musically conference (IASPM UK & Ireland). ‘Making scenes: real and imagined communities in British jazz’.

2013:   Hyatt Regency Conference Center, Atlanta, JEN 2013 conference. ‘Reaching the virtual jazz audience: the opportunities of new networks and issues in engaging with online communities’.

2013:   Leeds College of Music, Leeds International Jazz Conference. ‘Jazz 2.0?: musicians, audience and agency in the digital age’.

2013:   Queen’s University, Belfast, Ethnomusicology in the Digital Age conference (BFE & ICTM-IE). ‘From grassroots to (Facebook) groups: local and virtual scenes in jazz’.

2013:   MediaCityUK, University of Salford, Rethinking Jazz Cultures conference (Rhythm Changes). ‘Jazz in the Big Society: participatory cultures and local scenes in Britain’.

2013:   University of Aveiro, Portugal, Jazztalks conference. ‘Trads and moderns: a tale of two festivals’.

2014:   Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Jazz Beyond Borders conference. ‘Redefining the borders? Jazz scenes and social media’.

2014:   Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Growing Up conference. ‘Music outside? Innovation and “Britishness” in British jazz, 1960-1980’.

2015:   Senate House, University of London, New Directions in Jazz Studies symposium. 'Festivals, workshops and selling CDs after the gig: Jazz as a cultural industry'.

2016:   Mitchell Library, Glasgow, Working in Music conference. ‘Spreading it thin: Are musicians slave labour in grassroots scenes?’

2016:   Birmingham City University, Jazz Utopia conference. ‘The British jazz festival: can a minority interest be a utopian dream?’

2017:   Hyatt Regency New Orleans, JEN 2017 conference. 'What sort of industry are we preparing our students for? The unintended consequence of 100 years of recorded jazz'.

2017:   Institute for Musicology RCH HAS, Budapest, Communicating Music Scenes conference. ‘Jazz is not dead! Local jazz scenes in the age of social media’.

2017:   Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Re/Sounding Jazz conference. ‘Strings crossed: Dissonances in jazz violin tradition, pedagogy and status’ (co-presented with Ari Poutiainen).

Dissertations:

 

1991:   The Work of Jean-Luc Ponty (undergraduate dissertation). Leeds College of Music.

2005:   An Investigation into the Changing Role, Perception and Reception of Jazz in Britain Since 1980 (MA dissertation). Open University. A copy of this dissertation is held at the National Jazz Archive at Loughton Library, IG10 2HD (ref. NJA/B/BOO/2948).

2014:   Jazz for the iPod Generation: Digital Media and Jazz in the UK (PhD thesis). University of Salford.

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