Scholarship

Presentations

“Chasing Banjo Joe: Jug Band Music and the Early Grateful Dead” at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM, February 2017


“The Beatles in 3: A Guided Listening Session” lecture at UNC Asheville, October 25, 2016


“You Can Never Tell: Understanding Grateful Dead Musical Eras Through the Keyboardists” at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM, February 2016


“The Development of ‘Playing in the Band’ as an Improvisational Vehicle, 1971-1972” at the So Many Roads: The World in the Grateful Dead Conference in San Jose, CA, November, 6, 2014


Interactive Listening presentation and teacher training for Duval County Public Schools, Jacksonville, FL


“Raising the Dead: A Guided Listening Session” panel presentation at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association conference in Albuquerque, NM, February 2014


“From Blues to Weirdness: The Evolving Roles of the Grateful Dead Keyboardists, 1965-70” - Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, Albuquerque, NM, February 2014


Interactive Listening presentation at the Midwest Clinic, Chicago, IL, December 2013


“Wes Montgomery in the mid-1960s: The Creation of a Jazz-Pop Crossover Paradigm” at the Society for American Music Conference, Little Rock, AR, March, 7, 2013


“Hornsby/Hunter: Exploring the Boundaries of Popular Song in ‘Might as Well Be Me’” at the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, Albuquerque, NM, February 2012