Published writing

Below are some sample writings in PDF form – click the links for automatic download. These materials are protected by copyright. All rights reserved. Please contact the publisher for permission to copy, distribute or reprint.

A review-essay — published in the Annual Review of Jazz Studies and posted here by permission of the publisher, The Scarecrow Press — on the book Saying Something: Jazz Improvisation and Interaction, by Ingrid Monson: Saying Something

An account of an all-night Icelandic hiking ritual on the summer solstice, from the magazine Iceland Review: Night Vision

A profile of jazz singer Jimmy Scott: Heaven on Earth

A review of John Gennari’s book Blowin’ Hot and Cool: Jazz and its Critics, for the website Modern Mask ( Blowin’ Hot and Cool