The Gender of Jazz and Notions of Authenticity


Stockholm Music and Theatre Museum 30-31 of August 2012


Conference Programme

Thursday 30.8 2012


08.45-09.30: Coffee, registration

Chair: Roger Bergner


09.30-09.45: Stina Westerberg: Welcome

09.45-10.00: Roger Bergner: Introduction

10.00-10.30: Marie Selander:
10.00-10.30: For whom is it important?

10.30-11.00: Mario Dunkel:
10.30-11.00: The Conceptualization of Race, Masculinity, and Authenticity in Early Jazz Historiography

11.00-11.30: Coffee

11.30-12.00: Annjo Klungervik Greenall:
11.30-12.00: Billie Holiday, authenticity and translation

12.00-12.30: Sarita McCoy Gregory:
12.00-12.30: Blues for Mama: Resisting Black Women’s Delocation from Jazz and Politics

12.30-13.00: Barry Long:
12.30-13.00: Come Sunday Morning. Mahalia Jackson, Jazz and Signifying Spirituality

13.00-14.15: Lunch

Chair: Karin Strand

14.15-14.45: Janne Mäkelä:
14.15-14.45: The story of Nordic jazz

14.45-15.15: James W. Dickenson:
14.45-15.15: ØSTERDALSMUSIKK 2012 - new wine in new bottles?

15.15-15.45: Mischa van Kan:
15.15-15.45: Why Miles Davis’ version of “Dear old Stockholm” wasn’t thought to be authentic

15.45-16.00: Coffee
15.45-16.00:
16.00-16.30: Viveka Hellström:
16.00-16.30: Is she a TRUE jazz singer? The view on the female voice on the Swedish jazz scene

16.30-17.00: Alf Arvidsson:
16.30-17.00: Jazz, popular music and gender. The case of Lill Lindfors

17.00-19.00: * * *

19.00-24.00: Conference dinner and Concert at the venue.
19.00-24.00: Annjo Greenall - singer
19.00-24.00: Gunnel Mauritzson - singer
19.00-24.00: Rickard Åström - piano
19.00-24.00: Programme with music of Billie Holiday and Lars Gullin


Friday 31.8 2012


Chair: Jörgen Adolfsson

09.00-09.30: Olena Huseinova:
09.00-10.00: Narrative power of Self: jazz representation by Ariza Mustafa-Zadeh

09.30-10.00: Christa Bruckner-Haring:
10.30-10.30: Women in contemporary Austrian jazz

10.00-10.30: Elina Hytönen:
10.30-11.00: Gender at play in Jazz Venues in Britain

10.30-11.00: Coffee

11.00-11.30: Erik Nylander:
11.00-11.30: The charisma of improvisation. Music audition as a language game of selection.

11.30-12.00: Jens Lindgren:
11.30-12.00: Traditional jazz in a world of change

12.00-12.30: Henrik Smith-Sivertsen:
12.00-12.30: The right way(s) to Glory Land – authenticity in and of traditional jazz

12.30-13.00: Ari Poutiainen:
12.30-13.00: Jazz Curricula and Personal Voices

13.00-14.15: Lunch

14.15-15.30: Panel on: “How to play Lars Gullin”
14.15-15.30: Participants:
14.15-15.30: Gunnel Mauritzson - jazz- and folksinger
14.15-15.30: Eva Sjöstrand - author and producer
14.15-15.30: Mats Gustafsson - saxophonist
14.15-15.30: Georg Riedel - bass player and composer
14.15-15.30: Moderators: Roger Bergner and Lars Longueville

15.30-15.45: Closing remarks