The Rhythm Changes team includes leading experts in jazz research covering the fields of Historical and Critical Musicology, Cultural Studies, American Studies, New Media and Music Industries, Improvisation and Performance Practice. The project will involve a team of 13 researchers working across 5 countries:

United Kingdom – University of Salford (lead institution)

Professor Tony Whyton, Project Leader

Professor George McKay, Senior Researcher

Dr Christophe de Bezenac, Post-doctoral researcher

Nick Katuszonek, PhD Student

Tom Sykes, PhD Student

Andrew Dubber, Senior Researcher, Birmingham City University

Dr Nicholas Gebhardt, Senior Researcher, University of Lancaster

Austria – University of Music and Performing Arts, Graz

Professor Dr Franz Kerschbaumer, Principal Investigator

Dr Christa Bruckner-Haring, Post-doctoral researcher

Denmark – University of Copenhagen

Dr Anne Dvinge, Principal Investigator

The Netherlands – University of Amsterdam

Professor Walter van de Leur, Principal Investigator

Loes Rusch, PhD student

Norway – University of Stavanger

Dr Petter Frost Fadnes, Principal Investigator