Please note all publications and papers were given under the name Catherine Parsonage prior to 2009.
The Evolution of Jazz in Britain, 1880-1935, October 2005 (Ashgate)
‘“Art or Debauchery”: The Reception of Ellington in the UK’ a chapter in Ellington Studies (Cambridge University Press) edited by John Howland. In press.
‘Jazzin' It: Jazz, Dance and Black British Identities’ a chapter in Bodies of Sound: Studies Across Popular Music and Dance (Ashgate), edited by Sherrill Dodds and Susan Cook. In press.
‘Benny Carter in Britain, 1936-37’ in Eurojazzland (Northeastern University Press) edited by Luca Cerchiari, Laurent Cugny and Frank Kerschbaumer, 2012 pp. 167-188 ;
‘Jazz Recordings as Social Texts’ in Recorded Music: Society, Technology and Performance (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press) edited by Amanda Bayley, 2010, pp. 167-186
‘British Jazzwomen’ (with Kathy Dyson) a chapter in Women in Jazz/Donne in Jazz (I Quaderni della Foundazione Adkins Chiti: Donne in Musica/Editore Columbo, Rose), 2008, pp.129-140
‘Fascination and Fear: Responses to Early Jazz in Britain’ in Cross the Water Blues: African American Music in Europe (University of Mississippi Press) edited by Professor Neil Wynn, 2007 pp. 89-105
‘Integrating Theory and Practice in Conservatoires’ (with P. Fadnes and J. Taylor) British Journal of Music Education, Volume 24/3, October 2007 pp. 295-312
‘The Significance of Swing when you’re winning ’ in The Source, Issue 1, 2004 pp. 59-80
‘Approaching jazz-influenced wind music’ in the Journal of the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, Volume 10, 2003 pp. 79-94
‘A critical reassessment of the reception of early jazz in Britain’ in Popular Music, Volume 22/3, October 2003 pp. 315-336
‘Review of Circular Breathing: the Cultural Politics of Jazz in Britain’ in Cultural Politics (Berg), Volume 3/2, July 2007 pp. 255-258
‘Routes/roots of Black British Jazz - journeys via Liverpool and Cardiff’ presented as part of Liverpool Hope University Department of Music Research Series, February 2010
‘Rhapsodies and Blues: The Performance History of Rhapsody in Blue’ Studies in Recorded Music seminar series at the British Library, 11 November 2008
‘Jazzin’ It: Some Perspectives on Jazz and Dance’ keynote address at Popular Dance and Music Matters Symposium, University of Surrey, 25 October 2008
‘Encountering Jazz in 1920s Britain’, invited address at Jazz Encounters Conference at the University of Chicago Paris Center, France, 25th April 2008
‘Early Jazz and Social Dance in Britain’, invited lecture at the Department of Dance, University of Surrey, 5th March 2008
Guest lecture: ‘Jazz research: a guide to improvising in the archives’ Music Archival Research Skills day on Archival Research in Popular and Film Music (sponsored by the AHRC), School of Music, University of Leeds, 15th January 2008
Convenor and Chair of ‘British Jazz and its Context within Europe’ panel with Courtney Pine, John Cumming (London Jazz Festival), Jon Newey (Jazzwise Magazine), Janine Irons (Dune Records), Peter Schulze (JazzFest Berlin) International Association for Jazz Education Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada January 2008
‘Pre-Bop Perspectives on Jazz Improvisation’ presented at Perspectives on Musical Improvisation conference at University of Oxford, September 2012
‘Tiger Bay and the roots/routes of Black British Jazz’ presented at the CRESC Annual Conference, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, September 2011
‘West Indian Roots and Routes of black British Jazz’ presented at the Rhythm Changes ‘Jazz and National Identities’ conference, Conservatory of Amsterdam, September 2011
‘Comparative analysis of two numbers from Benny Goodman’s 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert’ presented at CMPCP Performance Studies Network International Conference, University of Cambridge July 2011
‘“You don’t mix caviar with bagels”: the filmic mediation of Benny Goodman’s 1938 Carnegie Hall concert’ presented at the ‘Watching Jazz Conference’, University of Glasgow, February 2011
‘Jazzin’ It: Jazz, Dance and black British Identities’ presented as ‘Jazz and Race, Past and Present’ conference at The Open University, November 2010
‘Tiger Bay and the roots/routes of black British Jazz’ presented at the Atlantic Sounds conference, University of Liverpool, September 2010
‘Evaluating the Performances of Benny Goodman and his Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 1938’ presented at the Boundaries - Royal Musical Association Annual Conference, Senate House University of London July 2010
‘The Swing Orchestra Performances in Benny Goodman’s ‘Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert’’ lecture-demonstration presented at the Mediating Jazz Conference, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, November 2009
‘Improvising Education: Learning Jazz in 1920s Britain’ presented in the Transatlantic Connections session at the American Musicological Society Annual Conference, Philadelphia, November 2009
‘Art or Debauchery: the initial reception of Ellington in the UK’ presented at the Echoes of Ellington Conference, University of Texas at Austin, April 2009
See also Open Research Online for further details of Catherine Tackley’s research publications.