Journal of Historical Research in Music Education

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 2, April

Editorial
"Your factual accounting of that development is probably accurate but you need to provide those facts within a context or perspective. What is your interpretation of the meaning of these facts?" This advice or something like it was offered to me...
Eugene E. Davis: Musician, Music Educator, and Entrepreneur
The educational and musical histories of Europe and the United States have had a long and common thread. For more 150 years American musicians and music educators looked to their European counterparts for inspiration and incorporated European trends...
The History of Jazz Education: A Critical Reassessment
Most narratives of the history of jazz education seem to reinforce the perceptions of a fundamental distinction between academic and non-academic practices. This essay explores the development of a historical identity for the field of jazz education,...
The Phoenix Indian School Band, 1894-1930
The Salt River Valley before 1890 The ancient Hohokam Indians inhabited the Salt River Valley, an area that today encompasses the Phoenix, Arizona, metropolitan area, from approximately 300 to 1400 A.D. They were an agricultural people who cultivated...
Women's Participation in the NEA Department of Music Education, 1884-1925
It is important to recognize the valuable contributions that women have made in the field of music education. Traditional accounts of the history of music education have overlooked these contributions, but that "history" is being rewritten as scholars...