Dr. Jean Boyd

Professor of Musicology
Director, Academic Studies Division
School of Music
One Bear Place #97408
Baylor University
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: (254) 710-2360
Fax: (254) 710-1191
E-Mail: jean_boyd@baylor.edu


JEAN BOYD. Professor of Musicology. Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin. Research interests: Texas jazz, American music criticism, ethnomusicology, oral history. Author of The Jazz of the Southwest: An Oral History of Western Swing (University of Texas Press, 1998), "Western Swing: Working Class Southwestern Jazz of the 1930s and 1940s," in Perspectives on American Music, 1900-1940, edited by Michael Saffle (Garland Publishing, Inc., 2000), and The Quintessential Texas Band: The Story of the Light Crust Doughboys (University of Texas Press, forthcoming). Presentations: Piccolo Spoleto Festival (Charleston, South Carolina, June 1987), The Society for American Music National Conferences (California, 1994; Dallas, Texas, 1998), International American Studies Conference (Tarragona, Spain, 1997).