Ph.D. (Musicology) York University; MA (Ethnomusicology) York University; BA (Philosophy) University of Waterloo.
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Japanese music (folk, traditional, neo-traditional and popular); American folk, country and blues; traditional and popular musics of the world; organology; musical contest culture; religion and music; shamisen and shakuhachi performance.
“The Anthology of American Folk Music” Sounds of the Times Lecture Series. Guest lecture. Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario. October 19, 2017.
“Tradition, Modernity and Japanese Folk Music” Music Lecture Series. Guest lecture. Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario. March 29, 2016
“Book review Made in Japan: Studies in Popular Music.” Volume!, 13 (1): 2-3. 2016.
“Arashi” on Sixty Interpretations of Sixty Seconds by Sixty Solo Improvisers. Apprise Records AP-04. 2010.