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Dr Nicholas Gebhardt

Formerly at Lancaster University

Nicholas Gebhardt

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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