Jonathan Bogart is a listener and writer from Arizona. His examination of Ke$ha was selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of Da Capo Best Music Writing, and his writing on music history has been noted in Pitchfork and the Guardian. He blogs at jonathanbogart.tumblr.com.
"The Little Window in My Shanty Streets: Urban Romanticism in Latin Music between the Wars"
Carlos Gardel’s 1934 tango “Mi Buenos Aires... Read More →
Lori L. Brooks is assistant professor in the Program in American Culture and the Department of African American Studies at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She has recently completed a book-length manuscript on African American men who wrote ragtime songs for Tin Pan Alley and performed in vaudeville in New York City. She is currently pursuing two projects—a history of black female comediennes during the first half of the 20th... Read More →
Charlie McGovern teaches American studies and History at William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. He wrote Sold American Consumption and Citizenship in American Life, 1890-1945, and he co-founded the Duke University Press series Refiguring American Music. He’s working on a book on pop music, race and citizenship, along with a shorter project on Nat Cole.
Abstract: | | "'Up in the Streets of Harlem': Black Vocal Groups and Postwar... Read More →