Writings

2015. Music Lessons as Life Lessons in New Orleans Marching Bands. Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society 17 (3-4): 279-302.

2015. Playing for Work: Music as a Form of Labor in New Orleans. Oxford Handbooks Online.

2015. Living in a Laboratory: New Orleans TodayBooks & Ideas.

2015. Keywords in Sound, co-edited with David Novak. Durham: Duke University Press.

2013. Roll With It: Brass Bands in the Street of New Orleans. Durham: Duke University Press.

2013. Running with the Second Line: How New Orleans Brass Band Went Hip Hop. Red Bull Music Academy.

2012. Why Dey Had to Kill Him? The Life and Death of Shotgun Joe. Oxford American 79: 142-148.

2011. New Orleans Music as a Circulatory System. Black Music Research Journal 31(2): 291-325.

2010. “Under the Bridge”: An Orientation to Soundscapes in New Orleans. Ethnomusicology 54(1): 1-27 [Video supplements to this article can be viewed here.]

2010. “Jazz Funerals and Second Line Parades” – “Brass Bands of New Orleans” : KnowLA Encyclopedia of Louisiana.

2005. Disciplinary Movements, the Civil Rights Movement, and Charles Keil’s “Urban Blues.” Current Musicology 79-80:143-168

2003. MA thesis on Cosimo Matassa. Tulane University.

2002. Indian Rulers: Mardi Gras Indians and New Orleans Funk. The Jazz Archivist 16: 9-24