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Jeff T. Titon <email@example.com>
Folklore, ethnomusicology, music in Appalachia, the South, and the United States, with particular emphasis on religious music, old-time string band music, and blues.
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Southern-Music
|Interests:||African American History / Studies
American History / Studies
Religious Studies and Theology
Research and Methodology
B.A. Amherst College; Ph.D. (American Studies) U. of Minnesota. Books include Early Downhome Blues, Powerhouse for God, Give Me this Mountain, Old-Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes, and Worlds of Music. Editor, Ethnomusicology, 1990-95. Articles on fieldwork methodology and epistemology, applied ethnomusicology, festival experiences, bi-musicality, oral history and life story, hypertext and multimedia, gospel music, blues, fiddling, lined-out hymnody. Also write and publish fiction. Taught English and music, and co-founded American Studies program at Tufts University; since 1986 Professor of Music and Director, PhD Program in Music, Brown University. Fellow, American Folklore Society.