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Thomas BrothersThomas Brothers

Title: Professor
Office Location: 071 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 660-3309
Email Address: tdb@duke.edu
Web Page: http://www.duke.edu/~tdb/
Office Hours:

Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - 12 noon

Education

  • Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley, 1991
  • M.A. University of California at Berkeley, 1982
  • B.A. University of Pennsylvania, 1979

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Appointed Shastri by Shambhala International, Shambhala International, November 2013
  • Visiting Artist Award ($12,000), Provost and Council of the Arts, Duke University, January, 2010
  • Guggenheim Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 2009-2010, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 2009-2010
  • Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 0 2009
  • Fellow, National Humanities Center, 0 2003
  • Fellow at the National Humanities Center, 2003
  • Fellow at the John Hope Franklin Institute, Duke University, 2001-2002
  • Fellow at Harvard's Villa I Tatti, Research Center for Renaissance Studies in Florence, Italy, 1999 - 2000
  • Junior Faculty Research Leave, Duke University, Fall 1994
  • "AMS 50" Dissertation Fellow, 1989 - 1990
  • Gabriel Charlebois Scholarship, University of California at Berkeley, 1988
  • Passed Comprehensive Exams for Ph.D. with Distinction, University of California at Berkeley, 1988
  • Alfred Hertz Memorial Fellowship, 1987
  • Alfred Hertz Memorial Fellowship, 1980

Teaching (Fall 2019):

  • Music 144.01, Meet the beatles and the 1960s Synopsis
    Biddle 104, WF 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Music 255s.01, Music history i Synopsis
    Biddle 069, MWF 01:40 PM-02:30 PM

Teaching (Spring 2020):

  • Music 89s.04, First-year seminar (top) Synopsis
    Biddle 069, W 10:05 AM-12:35 PM
  • Music 561s.01, Analysis of early music Synopsis
    Biddle 069, Th 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Recent Professional Work:

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    Books
  • Brothers, T. Louis Armstrong Master of Modernism.  W.W. Norton, 2014 .  [author's comments]
    Articles
  • Brothers, T. "Gladly Learn and Gladly Teach." Confluence: the Journal of Graduate Liberal Studies xv.1 (2009).  [author's comments]
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Brothers, T. "Blues et Jazz." La Revue Du Jazz Authentique Oct 2008; Nov 2008.574-575 (2008): 8-11; 10-12.

   Other Activities:

  • Thomas Brothers: Performances, 1991 - 1993, 1993/01/01
    with Thomas Brothers


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