“Man, God, Nature, and Funk.” presented at the Midwestern Popular Culture Association Conference, Cleveland, October 19, 1991.
Albert Ayler: His Life and Music. e-book. 1992.
“Writing Jimi: Rock Guitar Pedagogy as Postmodern Folkloric Practice.” Popular Music 12: 3 (1993). 281-288.
“Feminism and Musicology: The Reception of Susan McClary’s Feminine Endings.” presented at the Ninth Annual Midwest Feminist Graduate Student Conference, University of Toledo, February 17, 1995.
“‘Sister Ray:’ Some Pleasures of a Musical Text.” presented at the First Annual Graduate Student Cultural Studies Conference, Bowling Green State University, April 22, 1995. also presented at Feminist Theory and Music 3, University of California at Riverside, June 17, 1995. published in The Velvet Underground Companion. Albin Zak ed. New York: Schirmer, 1997. 93-106.
“Bebop and Deconstruction: The Philosophy of the Harmonic Limit.” presented at the Society for the Study of Narrative annual conference, Columbus, OH, April 25-28 1996.
“It’s Only Rock and Roll? A Review of Simon Reynolds and Joy Press The Sex Revolts: Gender, Rebellion, and Rock ‘n’ Roll.” Postmodern Culture 7: 1 (1996). n.p.
“‘Slave Ship:’ Theater, Poetry, and Jazz Improvisation.” presented at the Midwest Popular Culture Association annual conference, Bowling Green State University, November 15-16, 1996.
“Jacques Attali’s Revision of Baudrillard in Noise.” presented at Politics and Languages of Contemporary Marxism, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, December 5-8, 1996. published in Art-Omma 9: The Ideologies of Noise. 2003.
“From Dashiki to Armani: Jazz and Fashion from the Sixties to the Nineties.” presented at The Style Conference, Bowling Green State University, July 25-28, 1997.
with Nanette Schnier. “Music Resources for Non-Music Librarians.” presented at the California Library Association conference, Long Beach, November 2-4, 2001.
New Black Music: Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) and Jazz, 1959-1965. Ph.D. dissertation. Bowling Green State University, 2004. Donald McQuarie, advisor.
“Henry Kaiser, et al. Healing Force: The Songs of Albert Ayler.” (CD review). American Music. Spring 2009: 114-116.
“Wadada Leo Smith Golden Quartet. Tabligh.” (CD review). American Music. Fall 2010: 389-392.
“’You Never Heard Such Sounds in Your Life:’ ESP-Disk and the Business of Free Jazz.” presented at the Experience Music Project Pop conference, UCLA, February 26, 2011. Also given at the Music Library Association Southern California Chapter meeting April 29, 2011 at CalArts.
“From Black Unity to ‘Dark Star:’ Pharoah Sanders and Free Jazz for Hippies.” presented at the Society for American Music conference, Little Rock, AK, March 7, 2013.
with Charles Sharp. “The Decisive Instant and the Futures of Creative Music.” presented at the Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium, Sept. 3-5, 2014.
“Bollywood and Bhangra,” “Gulf and Levant,” “Himalayas,” “Hindustani,” and “Pakistan.” A Basic Music Library: Essential Scores and Sound Recordings. 4th ed. Chicago: ALA Editions, forthcoming.
“Freak Sounds: On Extended Technique.” presented at the Experience Music Project Pop Conference, Seattle, WA, April 2015. Also presented at the Vancouver Jazz Festival Symposium, June 25, 2016.
Free Jazz: A Research and Information Guide. Routledge, under contract. forthcoming in early 2018.