Team member publications

Key Publications by Team Members

Campbell, N., Davies, J., and McKay, G. (eds.), Issues in Americanisation and Culture (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2004)


Dvinge, A., Between History and Hearsay: Imagining Jazz at the Turn of the 21st Century (Copenhagen: University of Copenhagen, 2007 [PhD])

Frost Fadnes, P., Improvisational Architecture (Leeds: University of Leeds, 2004 [PhD]

Gebhardt, Nicholas, Going for Jazz: Musical Practices and American Ideology (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001)


McKay, George, Circular Breathing: The Cultural politics of Jazz in Britain (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2005)


McKay, George and Moser, Peter (editors), Community Music: A Handbook (Russell House Publishing, 2005)


McKay, George, ‘Trad jazz in 1950s Britain–protest, pleasure, politics–interviews with some of those involved’(2001-02). Original interviews undertaken and transcribed as part of an AHRB-funded project ‘American pleasure, anti-American protest: 1950s traditional jazz in Britain’. Includes some archive images.

McKay, George, ‘Jazz in Britain: interviews with modern and contemporary jazz musicians, composers and improvisers’ (2002-03). Original interviews undertaken and transcribed as part of an AHRB-funded research project ‘Circular breathing: the cultural politics of jazz in Britain’. Includes some images.

Van de Leur, Walter, Something to Live For: The Music of Billy Strayhorn (Oxford and new York: Oxford University Press, 2002)


Van de Leur, Walter, Guest Editor Jazz Perspectives’ Theme Issue on Duke Ellington. Jazz Perspectives 6:1-2, 1-3 (2012).

Van de Leur, Walter, (editor) NL Real Book, Amsterdam: MCN 2011

Whyton, Tony, Jazz Icons: Heroes, Myths and the Jazz Tradition (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010)