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Publications of Thomas Brothers    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Books

  1. Brothers, T. Louis Armstrong Master of Modernism.  W.W. Norton, 2014 .  [author's comments]
  2. Brothers, T. Louis Armstrong’s New Orleans.  W.W. Norton, 2006 . (A paperback edition was issued March 2007. A Chinese translation has been contracted and an Italian translation is being discussed. A French translation of excerpts has been published in La Revue du Jazz Authentique.)
  3. Brothers, T. Chromatic Beauty in the Late Medieval Chanson: An Interpretation of Manuscript Accidentals. 2006 . (An electronic edition released by Cambridge University Press (through the netLibrary service at www.netLibrary.com) in 2002; paperback edition published in 2006.)
  4. Brothers, T. Louis Armstrong: In His Own Words.  Oxford University Press, 1999 . (This book has been reviewed in many places, including The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, and The New Republic. Paperback edition published in March 2001)
  5. Brothers, T. Chromatic Beauty in the Late-Medieval Chanson: An Interpretation of Manuscript Chromatic Beauty in the Late-Medieval Chanson: An Interpretation of Manuscript Accidentals.  Cambridge University Press, 1997 . (An electronic edition of this book was released by Cambridge University Press (through the netLibrary service at www.netLibrary.com) in 2002, a paperback edition in 2006.)

Articles

  1. Brothers, T. "Gladly Learn and Gladly Teach." Confluence: the Journal of Graduate Liberal Studies xv.1 (2009).  [author's comments]
  2. Brothers, T. "Review of How Low Can You Go: Anthology of the String Bass by Dick Spottswood and Steven Ledbetter." Journal of the Society for American Music 2:1 (February, 2008): 119-121.
  3. Brothers, T. "“Who’s On First, What’s Second, and Where Did They Come From?: The Social-Musical Textures of Early Jazz”." Early Twentieth-Century Brass Idioms: Art, Jazz and Other Popular Traditions Studies in Jazz no. 58 (2008).
  4. Brothers, T. "Blues et Jazz." La Revue Du Jazz Authentique Oct 2008; Nov 2008.574-575 (2008): 8-11; 10-12.
  5. Brothers, T. "Review of All of Me: The Complete Discography of Louis Armstrong by Jos Willems." Asrc Journal 2:1 (February, 2007): 119-121.
  6. Brothers, T. "Review of Pioneers of Jazz: The Story of the Creole Band by Lawrence Gushee." Journal of the American Musicological Society fall 2006 (2007): 747-754.
  7. Brothers, T. "“New Orleans and the African Musical Diaspora,”."   (2007).  [author's comments]
  8. Brothers, T. "Flats and Chansons in MS Florence, B.N., P. 26." MS Chantilly 564  (2007).
  9. Brothers, T. "Review of Pioneers of jazz: The story of the Creole Band." Journal of the American Musicological Society 59.3 (2006): 747-755. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  10. Brothers, T. "Music." Lives and Legacies: An Encyclopedia of People Who Changed the World  (2001). Introduction
  11. Thomas Brothers,. "Louis Armstrong, the 'Saints' and the 'Boys'." Musica Oggi 21 (2001): 5-21.
  12. Brothers, T. "Accidentals in Binchois’s Songs." Binchois Studies  (2000): 251-275.
  13. Brothers, T. "Review of The Birth of Bebop." Brightleaf: A Southern Review of Books  (1999): 16-17.
  14. Huot, S. "Allegorical Play in the Old French Motet: The Sacred and the Profane in Thirteenth-Century Polyphony." Music and Letters 79 (1998): 584-585.
  15. Brothers, T; Bergreen, L. "Louis Armstrong: An Extravagant Life." American Music 16.2 (1998): 234-234. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  16. Brothers, T. "Musica Ficta and Harmony in Machaut's Songs." Journal of Musicology 15.4 (October, 1997): 501-528. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  17. Brothers, T. "Rob C. Wegman. Born for the Muses: The Life and Masses of Jacob Obrecht. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994. xxv + 406 pp. $45.00.." Renaissance Quarterly 50.2 (1997): 652-653. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  18. Thomas Brothers,. "Contenance Angloise and Accidentals in Some Motets by Du Fay." Plainsong and Medieval Music .6 (1997): 21-51.
  19. Brothers, T. "Ideology and Aurality in the Vernacular Traditions of African-American Music (CA. 1890-1950)." Black Music Research Journal 17.2 (1997): 169-169. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  20. al, YFE; Brothers T,. "Review of John Coltrane: A Discography and Musical Biography." Fontes Artis Musicae 43 (1996): 305-6. Also "Duke Ellington: Day by Day and "Film by Film" by Klaus Strateman; and "Sarah Vaughn: A Discography" by Denis Brown
  21. BROTHERS, T. "Review of MENSURATION AND PROPORTION SIGNS - ORIGINS AND EVOLUTION - BERGER,AMB." Renaissance Quarterly 48.3 (1995): 674-675. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  22. Thomas Brothers,. "Sharps in Medee Fu: Questions of Style and Analysis." Studi Musicali .24 (1995): 3-25.
  23. Brothers, T. "Solo and Cycle in African-American Jazz." The Musical Quarterly 78.3 (1994): 479-509. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  24. Thomas Brothers,. "Vestiges of the Isorhythmic Tradition in Masses and Motets, ca. 1450-1475." Journal of the American Musicological Society 44 (1991): 1-56.
  25. Thomas Brothers,. "Two Chansons Rustiques a 4 by Claudin de Sermisy and Clement Janequin." Journal of the American Musicological Society 34 (1981): 305-324.

Articles in Books

  1. "Accidents in Binchois's Songs." Binchois Studies. Edited by Dennis Slavin and Andrew Kirkman. Oxford University Press 2000: 251-275.

Reviews

  1. Lawrence Gushee, Pioneers of Jazz: The Creole Band. Journal of the American Musicological Society  (2006).
  2. Scott DeVeaux, The Birth of Behop. Brightleaf: A Southern Review of Books  (Spring, 1999): 16-17.
  3. Rob C. Wegman, Born for the Muses: The Life and Masses of Jacob Obrecht. Renaissance Quarterly 50 (1997): 652-3.
  4. Anna Marie Busse Berger, Mensuration and Proportion Signs:Origins of Evolution. Renaissance Quarterly 48 (1995): 674-5.

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