Scott Gray Douglass Publishes Article in Jazz Education in Research and Practice

Scott Gray Douglass's article "The Influence of D. Antoinette Handy— Musician, Scholar, Administrator, Visionary—on the Expansion of Music Education in Richmond, Virginia" has been published in Jazz Education in Research and Practice, Vol. 4, No. 1 (Spring 2023). The article, which can be read here <> surveys the multifaceted career of flutist, educator, and arts administrator D. Antoinette Handy and investigates Handy's influence on jazz education in Richmond, Virginia, public schools during a tumultuous decade of court-mandated school desegregation. Handy's pioneering scholarship, teaching, and leadership still resonate today through publications such as Black Women in American Bands and Orchestras (1981), institutions she led such as the National Endowment for the Arts Music Division, and contemporary leaders in American music and education Handy mentored such as Terri Lyne Carrington.