John Howland

Check Out Where Our Authors Have Been Recently

by University of Michigan Press June 30, 2009

 For the jazz enthusiasts our two recent jazz authors have been busy discussing their new books. FIrst, listen to author, David Savran, on Inquiry with Mark Lynch on WICN. Savran talks about his new book Highbrow/Lowdown: Theatre, Jazz and the Making of a New Middle Class and the roots of jazz theater. Check out other upcoming University of Michigan Press author events.

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Q&A with John Howland, author of Ellington Uptown

by University of Michigan Press April 3, 2009

Ellington Uptown: Duke Ellington, James P. Johnson, and the Birth of Concert Jazz by John Howland explores a little-discussed yet truly hybrid American musical tradition lost between the canons of authentic jazz and classical music. Listen to the podcast at: http://www.press.umich.edu/podcasts/index.jsp

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