Jeffrey S Magee

19952018
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Research Interests

Jeffrey Magee teaches and writes about music in the United States, especially jazz, musical theater, and popular song. His interests include a variety of African-American traditions, issues of Jewish-American musical identity, and black-Jewish intersections.

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Jazz Arts & Humanities
Music Arts & Humanities
Musical Theater Arts & Humanities
1920s Arts & Humanities
Broadway Arts & Humanities
African Americans Arts & Humanities
Swing Arts & Humanities
Song Arts & Humanities

Research Output 1995 2018

Miranda’s Les Miz

Magee, J., Jun 1 2018, In : Studies in Musical Theatre. 12, 2, p. 213-221 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dramaturgy
Off Broadway
Emotion
Holy Trinity
Thematic

Ellington’s Afro-Modernist vision in the 1920s

Magee, J., Feb 2015, The Cambridge Companion to Duke Ellington. Green, E. (ed.). Cambridge University Press, p. 85-105 21 p. (Cambridge Companions to Music).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1920s
Modernist
Jazz
Music
Musicians

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical metatheatre, or: Why Billy Bigelow had to die

Magee, J., Dec 1 2014, In : Studies in Musical Theatre. 8, 3, p. 215-223

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metatheater
Musical Theater
Tropes
Affirmation
Coinage

Irving Berlin's American Musical Theater

Magee, J., Apr 6 2012, Oxford University Press. 408 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Musical Theater
Song
Music Drama
Fundamental
Readership

Review: C.H. Garrett's Struggling to Define a Nation: American Music and the Twentieth Century

Magee, J., Nov 1 2009, In : Journal of the Society for American Music. 3, 04, p. 498-502

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review