Thinking with Music...



  • “Musicking in Motor City: reconfiguring urban space at the Detroit Jazz Festival” in The Pop Festival, ed. George McKay. London: Bloomsbury (forthcoming 2015)
  • “Pride at Preservation Hall: Tourism, Spectacle, and Musicking in New Orleans Jazz.”  Creating and Consuming the U.S. South. Gainesville: University Press of Florida (forthcoming)
  • “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Afro-Danish jazz band Harlem Kiddies and discourses of race and resistance in 1940s Denmark.” African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal 7:1, 2014
  • “Keeping Time, Performing Place: Jazz Heterotopia in Candace Allen’s Valaida.” Journal for Transnational American Studies 4:2, 2012 [Link to full text]
  • “Complex Fate – Complex Vision: The Vernacular and Identity in Ralph Ellison’s Juneteenth.” Amerikastudien/American Studies 51:2, 2006


  • “The Midnight Sun Never Sets: An email conversation about jazz race and national identity in Denmark, Norway and Sweden.” w. Cecil Brown, Anne Dvinge, Petter Frost Fadnes, Johan Fornäs, Ole Izard Høyer, Marilyn Mazur and John Tchicai. Afro Nordic Landscapes – Equality and Race in Northern Europe, ed. Michael McEachrane. New York: Routledge (2013)
  • “Historical Overview on the Development of jazz in Denmark.” Co-authored with Christa Bruckner-Haring and Caterina Kehl. Jazzforschung/Jazz Research 44 (2012)
  • “Montmartre: Jazzhuset i St. Regnegade 19, Kbhvn K.” (Review) in Jazz Perspectives, Vol 4, issue 2 (2010)
  • “Jazz – a Cosmopolitan Vernacular: National and Transnational Narratives of Identity and Tradition” (Research Report) in Danish Yearbook of Musicology Vol. 37 (2010)
  • “Jazzens Kosmopolitiske Dialekter” in Magasinet Humaniora 2:10 (2010)
  • “Representations of Jazz in America at the Turn of the 21st Century” (Research Report) in Danish Yearbook of Musicology Vol. 34 (2007)


  • Between History & Hearsay: Imagining Jazz at the Turn of the 21st Century. Book project reworking of my dissertation, brought op to date and revised.
  • Festival Junctions. Book project investigating jazz festivals as meeting grounds between local and global understandings of jazz. As geographical as well as symbolic spaces where cultural identities are or can be negotiated.

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