Published writing

Below are some links for sample writings in PDF form. 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