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Writing

Representative scholarly writings

"The importance of bodily gesture in Sofia Gubaidulina's music for low strings," Music Theory Spectrum 15.5 (October 2009).

"Enhancing musical performance,TRANS: Revista Transcultural de Música 13 (2009).

Invited review, Yosef Goldenberg, Prolongation of seventh chords in tonal musicfor the Journal of Schenkerian StudiesVol. 7, July 2013.


Representative popular writings

"Youth hockey in Seattle gets a boost from the Olympics,Seattle's Child (April 2018).

"Tacoma's Swoon Records captures the sound of the Pacific Northwest,SouthSoundTalk.com (February 2018)

"Home on the (Free) Range: Local musicians help kids explore risk through music,Seattle's Child (November 2015); cover story.

“Performances of Indian Music in Tacoma, 1900-1920.” COLUMBIA:The magazine of Northwest History. Summer 2015.

"Barbara Trentalange turns away from her lonely past with a new LP,Seattle Weekly (January 17, 2014).


Current projects

I'm presently working on a few projects, including a history of rap music in Philadelphia, a large-scale project about music and trauma, and smaller-scale pieces about rap music, hyper masculinity, disability, and pleasure.