John V. BrownJohn V. Brown

Title: Professor of the Practice and Vice Provost for the Arts of Institutes and Provost's Academic Units
Office Location: Biddle Music Building, Office 064, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 660-3385
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Office Hours are on Mondays and Wednesdays (from late August through late April) from 6:15-7:15 and by appointment set up via email.


Research Interests

My areas of research are jazz and classical music; I focus on the music of the Bebop and Hard Bop eras of jazz and all aspects of performance. I also have interests in children's music and projects collaborating with other musicians.


children and jazz, collaborative jazz ensembles, double bass method book, book on jazz artists

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