This week sees the publication of my third book, The Late Voice: Time, Age and Experience in Popular Music. The book is being published by Bloomsbury Academic initially in a hardback edition. A cheaper paperback edition will be published at a later date. From the book's blurb: "Popular music artists, as performers in the public… Continue reading New book: The Late Voice
My essay 'Across the Evening Sky: The Late Voices of Sandy Denny, Judy Collins and Nina Simone' has been published in the book Gender, Age and Musical Creativity, edited by Catherine Haworth and Lisa Colton (Ashgate, 2015). ABSTRACT: This chapter explores the work of three female musicians – Sandy Denny, Judy Collins and Nina Simone… Continue reading New publication: “Across the Evening Sky”: The Late Voices of Sandy Denny, Judy Collins and Nina Simone
My essay ‘The Choreography of Longing: Songs, Screens and Space in Carlos Saura’s Fados’ has been published in a special issue of the journal Quaderns de Cine on cinema and urban popular musics, edited by Kiko Mora. An abstract and pre-publication draft can be found here.
It was nice to get a brief mention in this engaging feature on Nina Simone by Claudia Roth Pierpont in The New Yorker.
My book on Nina Simone has been published by Equinox.