Essays

“James Emanuel: American Jazz Poet” Brilliant Corners, Summer, 2009  Volumn 13, No. 2 pp 50 - 68

 

“Working with Jazz; Some Thoughts about Jazz/Poetry” Magazine. Art, NO 5,

Winter- Spring 2001 26-28

 

"The Jazz Poems of William Matthews" Brilliant Corners Winter 1998 Vol 3,

No. 1 pp 22-37

 

"In Case You Missed It: Interactions  Between Poetry and Music" sponsored by Performance Studies Division, National Communications Association, Hilton Hotel, NYC Nov. 21, 1998 (paper delivered)

 

"Poetry and Jazz: A Twentieth-Century Wedding," reprinted from Black American Literature Forum.  Gale Literary Criticism Series. Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism. Vol. 70, 1997 pp 220-229

 

"The Jazz Poetry Connection & Jayne Cortez" Paper delivered  on July 23, 1994 at the Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, Ohio

 

"JazzPoetry/jazz-poetry/"jazz poetry"," African American Review, Winter 1993, Vol. 27, No. 4. 665-673.(essay review)

 

"Poetry and Jazz: A Twentieth-Century Wedding," Black American  Literature Forum, Fall 1991. Vol.25, No.3. 595-620.

 

"A Night in Lagos: The Jazz-Poetry Nexus," Wire (The Jazz and New Music Magazine). 

No. 52, June l988. 42-45.

 

"Performing Poetry," American Book Review. Vol. 7, No. l. Nov. - Dec. l984. 29-30.


"The Poetry-Jazz Connection," Part II, Performing Arts Journal. No. l2, l980. Vol. IV, No. 3. l22-l34.


"Rock Poetry," New York Quarterly. No. l9, l977. 9l-99.


"The Beats," Contemporary Literature. Autumn, l977. Vol. l8, No. 4. 542-55l.


"Poetry in Performance," Commonweal. Aug. 13, 1976. 530-533.