School of Arts

Salim Washington

salimwashington.tenor@gmail.com

031-260-3060

  • Details

  • Position Cluster Leader: Music & Drama;
  • Discipline Music;
  • CampusHoward College Campus
  • Office AddressFrancis Stock Building, Ground Floor, Room 022

Degrees Held

  • AB (Harvard College)
  • PhD (Harvard University)

Research Interests

  • Music
  • Jazz
  • Africana studies
  • Black Atlantic Africana literature
  • Africana music

Teaching Interests

  • Jazz
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Black Atlantic studies
Selected

Publications

  • Clawing at the Limits of Cool: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and the Greatest Jazz Collaboration Ever, with Farah Jasmine Griffin. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2008.
  • “Fingering the Jagged Grain: The Jazz/Blues/Mbaqanga Impulse of Novelist Mandla Langa” – World of Music, vol. 5, no. 2 (2016).
  • “Silence, Music, Resolution” – Journal of Literary Studies (April 2015).
  • “Exiles/Inxiles: Differing Axes of South African Jazz During Late Apartheid” – SAMUS, vol. 32 (2013).
  • For more details of Prof Washington’s publications, compositions and performances, contact him directly.