“John Edward Hasse and Tad Lathrop, Discover Jazz and Thomas E. Larson, History and Tradition of Jazz,” Journal of Music History Pedagogy, Vol. 5, No 1: (Fall 2014).

“Chicago Jazz” and “Sammy Davis, Jr.” in The New Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, Ed. Charles Hiroshi Garrett, 2013

“Al Benson,” “Lester Bowie,” “Eddie Harris,” “Ahmad Jamal,” and “Johnny St. Cyr.” In African American National Biography. Ed. Henry Louis Gates. Oxford University Press. February 18, 2008

“The Importance of Jazz: Library’s Tribute to Jazz Ends This Week,” The Chelsea Standard, March 8, 2007

Review of Bobby Darin: Beyond the Song, in American Music 24:3, 2006

“Notes on a Theme,” Program notes for “Shades of Blue: The Music of Miles Davis, presented by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Paradise Jazz Series, January 27, 2005

“Making Sense of Crazy Melodies: Listening for Form in Jazz,” Kaleidoscope 2:3, November 1999

“Innovation and Tradition: The Jazz Dialogue,” Kaleidoscope 2:1, September 1999

“Experimentation and Emotion: Understanding the Evolution of Jazz,” Kaleidoscope 1:12, August 1999

“The Lost Art of ‘Serious’ Music: Interview with James Greeson, Composer, Musician, Educator,” Kaleidoscope 1:10, June 1999

Dissertation:  “Musical Practices as Social Relations: Chicago Music Communities and the Everyday Significance of Playing Jazz”
(Finalist, Society for American Music’s “H. Wiley Hitchcock Dissertation Prize”)

Rebuilding My Father’s House (dissertation chapter)