Marc Hannaford Awarded Steve Larson Award for Jazz Scholarship at 2019 Society for Music Theory Meeting

“Affordances and Free Improvisation: An Analytical Framework”—which Dr. Hannaford delivered at last year’s combined meeting for the American Musicological Society (AMS) and Society for Music Theory (SMT) in San Antonio—was awarded the Steve Larson Award for Jazz Scholarship at this year’s SMT meeting in Columbus.

You can see the list of past winners here:

This paper is based on some of his dissertation work, and will appear in an edited collection—Making Music Together: Analytical Perspectives on Musical Interaction, edited by Garrett Michaelsen and Chris Stover for University of Chicago Press—in 2020.