ISB 2019 Convention Presenter — Brian Casey

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Name: Brian Casey
Presentation Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 3:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Lecture 1
Presentation Title: Bridging Traditions: A Musico-cultural Analysis of the use of sequence, pattern and musical rhyme in the improvised jazz solos of Charlie Haden after 1975.
Type of Presentation: Lecture
Musical Style: Jazz

Brian Casey is currently an assistant professor in Jazz Studies at the University of Northern Colorado where he specializes in jazz history and pedagogy at the graduate and undergraduate level. He holds a DMA in jazz studies from UC Boulder and an MM in jazz studies (bass performance) from the University of North Texas. Brian has performed as a jazz bassist on the West Coast and in the Plains States for over thirty years, having performed and/or recorded with Eric Skye, Henry Butler, Annette Lowman, Pink Martini, MaryLynn Gilaspie and many others.  Dr. Casey has presented original research in jazz-related fields at many national and international conferences including those of the College Music Society, the Jazz Education Network and the International Society of Bassists. In addition to research analyzing the work of bassists John Kirby, Slam Stewart, and Charlie Haden, among others, Brian’s research interests include the intersection of jazz and American literature, politics and society and the role of jazz in the civil rights struggle in America as well as jazz as a cultural phenomenon in New Orleans.

Program (if available): Not Provided