Martin Norgaard

     

RESEARCH WORKSHOPS AND TEACHER TRAINING

Recent Publications (See profile on Google Scholar)

Norgaard, M. & Taylor, C. F. (in press). Eclectic styles and improvisation in school orchestra performances. String Research Journal.

Norgaard, M. (in press). Descriptions of improvisational thinking by developing jazz improvisers. International Journal of Music Education.

Adhikari, B., Norgaard, M., Quinn, K., Ampudia, J., & Dhamala, M. (2016). The brain network underpinning novel melody creation. Brain Connectivity. 6(10), 772-785.

Norgaard, M., Emerson, S. N., Dawn, K., & Fidlon, J. (2016). Creating under Pressure: Effects of divided attention on the improvised output of skilled jazz musicians. Music Perception. 33(5), 561-570.

Norgaard, M. (2014). How jazz musicians improvise: The central role of auditory and motor patterns. Music Perception. 31(3), 271-287. Citation count 17 (Google Scholar, 9/8/16)

Norgaard, M., Spencer, J., & Montiel, M. (2013). Testing cognitive theories by creating a pattern-based probabilistic algorithm for melody and rhythm in jazz improvisation. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain. 23(4), 243-254. Citation count 6 (Google Scholar, 9/8/16)

Norgaard, M. (2011). Descriptions of improvisational thinking by artist-level jazz musicians. Journal of Research in Music Education. 59(2), 109-127. Citation count 57 (Google Scholar, 9/8/16)

Scheduled for summer 2017:

University of Michigan:

String Educators Workshop

June 22 - 24, 2017

Application Deadline: June 1, 2017

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JAZZ STRING HISTORY

DISCOGRAPHY &
Read Rare Interview with Zbigniew Seifert. Read.

Jazz violin History overview from Joe Venuti to Zbigniew Seifert (in 2 minutes):

 Jazz Violin History Video (requires Flash)

INSTRUCTION BOOKS

Gypsy Jazz book Modern Violin Method

  JAZZ STRING METHODS AND PIECES FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL:

Jazz Wizard Junior book 1

violin

viola

 

cello (bass parts)

 

JAZZ STRING METHODS AND PIECES FOR UPPER MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL:

Jazz Wizard Junior book 2

violin

viola

cello/bass

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