The Use of Audiovisual Resources in Jazz Historiography and Scholarship Performance, Embodiment and Mediatised Representations

Conference documentation

Watching Jazz: Analysing Jazz Performance on Audiovisual Resources

Conference, 18/19 February 2011, University of Glasgow

Keynote address: John Altman

This conference is now over. Thanks to all speakers and the audience for their fantasting contributions. See the link below for the programme and the photo gallery for pictures from the event.


Other relevant public presentations by the project team

Björn Heile, Peter Elsdon, Jenny Doctor, Paul McIntyre: 'Jazz on Film: Representation and Mediatisation' (Panel), Conference 'Jazz and Race: Past and Present', Open University, Milton Keynes, 10-12 November 2010

'Analysing Jazz on Audiovisual Resources: Performance, Embodiment and Mediatised Representations', Seventh Biennial International Conference on Music since 1900/Lancaster Music Analysis Conference, Lancaster University, 28-31 July

Peter Elsdon, 'Filmic Composition and Jazz on Film'

Jenny Doctor, 'Framing Jazz on the Box: the BBC’s Televisual Dissemination of Improvisation as Transcultural Practice'

Björn Heile, '"You had to be there": Reflections on performance, "liveness", mediality and spectatorship'

Paul McIntyre, 'Audiovisual analysis of Jazz Rhythm Section Performance'

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