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Dr Nicholas Gebhardt

Formerly at Lancaster University

Nicholas Gebhardt

PhD supervision

American popular music

Cultural theory of popular music

Jazz studies

Current Teaching


LICA160 Music Practice abnd Theory

LICA368 Rock and Roll in American Culture

Career Details

I have taught American Studies and Popular Music Studies at Lancaster University since 2002. Before that I was the Music Director of Radio 2SER-FM in Sydney, Australia.

Research Interests

Popular music in the United States

Entertainment industry

Jazz history


Music is our Business: popular music, vaudeville and entertainment in the United States, 1882-1929 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, forthcoming)

"Crossing borders I: the historical context for Ravel's North American tour" in Deborah Mawer, editor, Ravel Studies (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010)

Going For Jazz: Musical Practices and American Ideology (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001)

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