• Bulgarian bulge : jazz, subjectivity, and modernity in Bulgaria 

    McCormack, Ryan Sawyer (2011-10-31)
    This dissertation investigates various issues at play in the development and perpetuation of jazz in Bulgaria from the early-20th century until the present. In particular, I explore jazz’s emergence within the conceptualization ...
  • Cognitive dimensions of instrumental jazz improvisation 

    Fidlon, James Daniel (2011-06-09)
    Jazz improvisation represents one of the more impressive examples of human creative behavior, but as yet there has been little systematic investigation of its cognitive bases. The results of three studies that this ...
  • Disciplining the popular : new institutions for Argentine music education as cultural systems 

    O'Brien, Michael Seamus, 1978- (2010-09-01)
    This dissertation focuses on a recent but growing movement in Argentina, state-sponsored formal institutions of popular music education. The musics taught in these schools – tango, jazz, and Argentine folk idioms – have ...
  • Doctoral thesis recital (double bass) 

    Hassan, Tarik (2015-03-12)
    Circle dance ; The colors nobody wanted ; Color blind ; That long brown hair ; Mid citizen ; St. Johns River / Tarik Hassan.
  • Doctoral thesis recital (double bass) 

    Booker, Adam (2012-06-08)
    Bird of beauty / Stevie Wonder -- The peacocks / Jimmy Rowles -- Light as a feather / Stanley Clarke -- Ornithology / Charles Parker -- Skylark / H. Carmichael, J. Mercer -- Blackbird / Paul McCartney -- Birdland / Joe Zawinul.
  • Doctoral thesis recital (double bass) 

    Butts, Josef (2012-06-11)
    Whim of Chambers / Paul Chambers -- Falling grace / Steve Swallow -- Bohemia after dark / Oscar Pettiford -- Our Spanish love song / Charlie Haden -- Chicken scratch / Josef Butts.
  • Doctoral thesis recital (guitar) 

    Pardo, Brian
    There will never be another you / Harry Warren -- Yes and no / Wayne Shorter -- Witch hunt / Wayne Shorter -- Soul eyes / Mal Waldron -- Ju ju / Wayne Shorter -- Cissy strut / Leo Nocentelli; Art Neville; George Porter; ...
  • Doctoral thesis recital (jazz composition) 

    Kim, Christian Jinsan (2014-04-09)
    Oneness within the diversity of music / Christian Kim.
  • Doctoral thesis recital (jazz composition) 

    Santiago, Gabriel da Fonseca (2014-03-20)
    Choro for Kristin -- Unlived future -- Poupee -- River of memory.
  • Doctoral thesis recital (jazz composition) 

    Heitlinger, Alex (2014-03-24)
    Slush pump truck stop -- Trail to Cullowhee -- The drawing board.
  • Doctoral thesis recital (jazz composition) 

    Wilcher, Marcus (2014-03-19)
    Rhythmic strokes -- Slo jamz -- Trickling down -- Leap frog -- Real talk.
  • Doctoral thesis recital (jazz guitar) 

    Pardo, Brian
    Bemsha swing; Instrospection; Ask me now; Trinkle tinkle; Well you needn't; Rhythm-a-ning / Thelonius Monk.
  • Doctoral thesis recital (Jazz performance) 

    Wood, Bennett (2014-02-17)
    West End Avenue / Jeff Campbell -- Young at heart / Johnny Richards -- Y todavia la quiero / Joe Henderson -- Big house / Rick Dimuzio -- Isfahan / Billy Strayhorn -- I love Paris / Cole Porter.
  • Doctoral thesis recital (jazz piano) 

    Bianchini, Gianni
    Softly as in a morning sunrise / Sigmund Romberg,Oscar Hammerstein; arr. Gianni Bianchini -- My Romance / Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart; arr. Gianni Bianchini -- My heart stood still / Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart; arr. ...
  • Doctoral thesis recital (lecture recital, saxophone) 

    Wood, Bennett (2014-04-21)
    Lecutre: Thematic structures in modal jazz improvisation -- Mantra no. 2 / Bennett Wood.
  • Doctoral thesis recital (lecture) saxophone 

    Lee, Charles S. (2014-03-03)
    Contemporary jazz saxophone altissimo techniques through advancements in classical pedagogy."
  • Doctoral thesis recital (piano) 

    Bianchini, Gianni (2014-11-25)
    Rhythm-n-ning ; Monk's dream ; Ask me now ; Bolivar blues / Thelonious Monk -- I should care / Sammy Cahn ; Axel Stordahl ; Paul Weston -- In walked Bud / Thelonious Monk.
  • Doctoral thesis recital (saxophone) 

    Colarusso, Joseph (2014-11-26)
    Ephemera ; Freddie Froo ; Libeccio ; Valse celtique ; I carry your heart ; Bossa nouveau / Park Frederick "Pepper" Adams III.
  • Doctoral thesis recital (saxophone) 

    Carper, Seth (2014-11-26)
    Diverse/Segment / Charlie Parker -- 26-2 / John Coltrane -- Ms. Baja / Kenny Garrett -- Star eyes / Gene de Paul, Don Raye ; arr. Chris Potter -- Central Park West / John Coltrane -- Moose the mooche / Charlie Parker ; ...
  • Doctoral thesis recital (saxophone) 

    Lee, Charles S. (2012-07-23)
    Get it / Charles Lee -- Stablemates / Benny Golson -- The walker / Charles Lee -- Blues on Sunday / Joshua Redman.