Publications

Books

Vic Hobson, Creating the Jazz Solo: Louis Armstrong and Barbershop Harmony (Jackson MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2018)

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Reviews

Jazz on the Tube Interview

Creating the Jazz Solo Louis Armstrong and Barbershop Harmony, The Arts Fuse

Creating the Jazz Solo, Syncopated Times


 

Vic Hobson, Creating Jazz Counterpoint: New Orleans, Barbershop Harmony, and the Blues(Jackson MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2014)

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Creating Jazz Counterpoint

Reviews:

Peter Spitzer Review

Guelph Review

Historic Brass Society Review

Dave Jones Review


 

Vic Hobson, “The Blues and the Uptown Brass Bands of New Orleans” in Early Twentieth Century Brass Idioms, Studies in Jazz No. 59 ed. Howard T. Weiner (Langham MD: Scarecrow Press, 2009)

Reviews:

Cover ArtworkRowman & Littlefield Review

Project Muse Review

 

 

 

 

 

Journal Articles

Vic Hobson, “How Did the ODJB Learn to Play ‘Livery Stable Blues?'” The Jazz Archivist: A Newsletter of the William Ransom Hogan Jazz Archive, vol. 30, no. I, 2017.

How Did the ODJB Learn to Play “Livery Stable Blues?”

 

Vic Hobson, “‘I Figure Singing and Playing is the Same’: Louis Armstrong and Barbershop Harmony,” Jazz Perspectives, 2017

“I Figure Singing and Playing is the Same”: Louis Armstrong and Barbershop Harmony

 

Vic Hobson, “Plantation Song: Delius, Barbershop, and the Blues,” American Music, vol. 31, no. 3, 2013: 314-39.

Plantation Song: Delius, Barbershop Harmony, and the Blues

 

Jazz Perspectives
Vic Hobson, “New Orleans Jazz and the Blues,” Jazz Perspectives, vol. 5, no. 1, 2011: 3-30

New Orleans Jazz and the Blues
Vic Hobson, “Buddy Bolden’s Blues” The Jazz Archivist: A Newsletter of the William Ransom Hogan Jazz Archive, vol. 21, 2008: 1-18

Buddy Bolden’s Blues

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