Welcome to the University of Illinois Press Society for American Music 2021 virtual exhibit! Step inside and take a look at some of our featured titles as well as interviews with UIP authors and specially curated playlists inspired by our books. Use promo code SAM21 to get 50% off all music books on our website! Plus, buy 3 books and get a free copy of Jazz and Culture issue 4.2. The sale runs June 9-12, 2021, so don’t miss out!
Jazz and Culture is an annual publication devoted to publishing cutting-edge research on jazz from multiple perspectives. Founded on the principle that both scholars and musicians offer invaluable contributions, the journal juxtaposes groundbreaking work by researchers alongside oral histories and articles written by master artists in the field.
American Music is an independent, peer-reviewed journal published quarterly by the University of Illinois Press. Its articles, reviews, and special issues are devoted to American music in the broadest sense.
Laurie Matheson is the director of the University of Illinois Press. Her areas of acquisition include the subjects of Music, Dance, and Folklore. If you’re working on a book project, please feel free to reach out to her during the conference here.
Click here to read an interview with Laurie Matheson.
UPside Podcast featuring American Music editor Todd Decker and University of Illinois Press director Laurie Matheson
Punk & Hip Hop
Composers & Conductors
Jazz & Bluegrass
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Ethnomusicology is the premier publication in the field. Its scholarly articles represent current theoretical perspectives and research in ethnomusicology and related fields, while playing a central role in expanding the discipline in the United States and abroad. This inclusive journal also features book, recording, film, video, and multimedia reviews.
The Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education provides a forum where contemporary research is made accessible to all with interest in music education. Dr. Janet R. Barrett is editor and works with an advisory committee of music education’s most prestigious researchers.
The purpose of Music and the Moving Image is to explore the relationship between music and the entire universe of moving images (film, television, music videos, computer games, performance art, and web-based media) through articles, reviews and interviews.
All of our journals accept submissions on an ongoing basis. For more information about submission guidelines, deadlines and protocols for each, individual title, please visit the following links:
Jazz & Culture
Bulletin for Research in Music Education
Music and the Moving Image
Browse Subject Catalog
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- Read an interview with the author, Thomas D. Saler, on The Well-Tempered Ear blog.
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