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Researching (Jazz) Festivals

..Ein Tag der Ideen und des Diskurses, abgehalten am 29. April 2016 im Take Five Tent, Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham Jazz Festival.

Weitere Informationen und volles Programm:

“*FREE attendance (must register via Cheltenham Jazz Festival box office
<http://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/jazz/whats-on/grid>)*

Researching (Jazz) Festivals features festival directors and researchers
talking about music festivals and  jazz (and jazz festivals), and sees
the launch of /From Glastonbury to Glyndebourne: The Impact of British
Music Festivals,/ a new report for the Arts and Humanities Research
Council about the impact of British music festivals. We have a full day
programme, open to the public, festival organisers, journalists and
researchers, free of charge, taking place in the Take Five Tent in the
Montpellier Gardensof the jazz festival site during the festival.

The Impact of Festivals <https://impactoffestivals.wordpress.com/> is a
12-month project funded under the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s
Connected Communities <https://connected-communities.org/> Programme,
working with research partner organisation, the EFG London Jazz Festival
<http://www.efglondonjazzfestival.org.uk/>. The Principal Investigator
is Professor George McKay, <http://georgemckay.org/> AHRC Leadership
Fellow for the Connected Communities Programme, and Professor of Media
Studies at the University of East Anglia. The Research Associate is Dr
Emma Webster, co-founder and Director of Live Music Exchange.
<http://livemusicexchange.org/>

*Day Schedule*

*10 – 10:30 Coffee and Registration*

*10:30 – 12:00 Festivals Research*

* Dr Chris Anderton, Southampton Solent University: Author, /Music
Festivals in the UK /(Ashgate, forthcoming), Co-Executive Director of
Solent SMILEfest

* Dr Matt Brennan, University of Edinburgh: PI Fields of Green:
Addressing Sustainability and Climate Change through Music Festival
Communities

* Dr Roxy Robinson, Leeds Beckett University: Author, /Music Festivals
and the Politics of Participation/ (Routledge, 2015)

*12:00 – 13:00 Keynote plenary: European Jazz Research*

* Francesco Martinelli, Siena Jazz Archive: Lead European Jazz Research
Project

* Prof Tony Whyton, Birmingham City University: PI, Cultural Heritage
and Improvised Music in European Festivals project

*13:00 – 14:00 Lunch*

*14:00 – 15:00 Festival Directors*

* John Cumming, Director, EFG London Jazz Festival

* Tony Dudley-Evans, Cheltenham Jazz Festival

* Steve Mead, Director, Manchester Jazz Festival

*15:00 – 16:30 Jazz Research*

* Alison Eales, University of Glasgow, PhD student: /Critical History of
the Glasgow International Jazz Festival/ (AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award)

* Dr Nick Gebhardt, Birmingham City University: Co-Editor, /The Cultural
Politics of Jazz Collectives: This Is Our Music/ (Routledge, 2015)

* Prof Stephanie Pitts, University of Sheffield: Author, ‘Listening to
live jazz: an individual or social act?’ (Arts Marketing 2013) and
‘Rules and expectations of jazz gigs’ (Social Semiotics 2012), Coughing
and Clapping: Investigating Audience Experience (Co-Editors Karen
Burland and Stephanie Pitts, Ashgate, 2014)

*16:30 – 17:30 Report Launch*

An afternoon drinks reception to launch /From Glastonbury to
Glyndebourne: The Impact of British Music Festivals/, an Arts and
Humanities Research Council-funded Literature Review by Dr Emma Webster
and Prof George McKay.

For more information contact Rachel Daniel, r.daniel@uea.ac.uk
<mailto:r.daniel@uea.ac.uk>”

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