Research

WEB RESOURCES

Jazz In South Africa Research Pages



PAPERS AT CONFERENCES

‘Modernity with Roots and Fragrance: Chris McGregor’s late Brotherhood of Breath compositions’ at Echoes of Empires: Musical Encounters after Hegemony. IMS Regional Conference held in conjunction with the South African Society for Research in Music (SASRIM), University of Stellenbosch, 17 July 2010.


‘Jazz In South Africa Research Pages (JISA): An online education and research resource’ at Jazz Education in South Africa: Past, Present and Future. 10th South African Association for Jazz Education Conference, University of Cape Town, 31 March 2010.


‘The ‘Jazz Voice’ in South Africa: A Developmental Physiology’ at South African Society for Research in Music Conference, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, 21 August 2008.


‘Thoughts towards a rhythmic understanding of jazz in South Africa’ at AIM for JAME: Jazz in Africa and the Middle East. 9th South African Association for Jazz Education Conference, University of Cape Town, 26 March 2008.



PRESENTATIONS AT CONFERENCES

‘The Falklands Project’ Fourth International Conference for Research In Music Education, Exeter, 6 April 2005.



MISCELANEOUS PRESENTATIONS

‘Home Cooking Abroad: Chris McGregor and the Brotherhood of Breath, an editing project in progress’ Music Department Research Seminar, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, 12 April 2010.


‘Where there’s a healer there must be a song: Zim Ngqawana and the struggle for and against “tradition” in South African popular music.’ Music Department Research Seminar, University of York, 2 December 2009.


‘“Here, at home” “Apha ikhayani lam” “Hier in my tuiste”: A multidisciplinary performance perspective from the Western Cape.’ Music Research Seminar, School of Arts and Cultures, Newcastle University, 12 November 2008.


‘The Politics of Musical Space – some personal encounters in South Africa’ Music Department Research Seminar, University of York, 5 November 2008.


‘Re-composing the saxophone: three twenty-first century examples’ 3rd Annual SACM Woodwind Festival, UCT, Cape Town, South Africa, 24 May 2008


‘What can historians of music in performance tell performers: progressing the Saul Seminar debate’ Music Department Research Seminar, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, 7 April and 5 May 2008.


‘Anamule Dance: A compositional response to the 1938 Alan Lomax-Jelly Roll Morton Library of Congress Recordings’, Music Archival Research Skills seminar, University of York, 12 May 2007


‘Anamule Dance’ Music Department Research Seminar, Edinburgh University, 1 March 2007.


‘The loneliness of “Saying Something” else: Or the role of Exact Inexactitude in musical performance (and the hermeneutic irresponsibility of doing what you’re told)’ Music Department Research Seminar Series, University of York, 8 March 2006.


‘ev2: Improvising with Film’ [with Craig Vear] Centre for Research In Film Studies, University of Exeter, 1 July 2005.


‘Bling Bling Balaam and Mnemonic: Joe Duddell and Jonathan Eato discuss ideas of temporal organisation and their perceptibility’ Music Department Research Seminar Series, University of Exeter, 16 and 23 February 2005.


‘Exploring the Gaps: From Note to Noise, Determinacy to Chance, Hi-tech to Gaffer Tape’ Die Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG), Karlsruhe, Germany, 2 November 2005.