Desafinado, a tune by Antonio Carlos Jobim: a comparison of four different versions.

Presenter: Renato Vasconcellos Unb

The proposed paper for the 29th Meeting of the IASJ, Zagreb,Croatia is a portion of my Doctoral thesis called The Lead Sheet and the Misdirections of Fake Books. The panel “Desafinado” by Antonio Carlos Jobim: A comparison of four different written versions is an attempt to show how fake books had changed the path of specific tunes.

Comparing Jazz Pedagogical Systems

presenter: Marco Pignataro, Global Jazz Institute, Boston, USA

- Performance Pedagogy at BGJI (Berklee Global Jazz Institute)
Insight and approaches to the educational fundamentals and psychology as well as the curricular design at the BGJI in Boston, USA. Marco Pignataro’s inspirational point of view on education stems from his twenty year old experience in educational settings ranging from elementary to university master students and working alongside with renowned pianist-composer Danilo Perez to develop the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI).


Jazz Performance, Jazz Education, Applied Jazz Research

presenters: Kurt Ellenberg, Wouter Turkenburg

In the last decennia, Jazz research has seen strong growth. The new bachelor, master, and doctoral structures at music academies, conservatories and music universities in Europe since 2003, have given an important impetus to the growth of jazz research. Not only have the number of researchers and research projects grown, the entire field of jazz research and sheer number of topics has expanded greatly all over the world.

Jazz In Southern Europe: 5 Case Studies

presenter: Lynn Baker, Lamont School of Music, University of Dever, USA

This article arises from an interest in understanding the various ways that schools of jazz in Southern Europe engaged in various partnership relationships. Of particular interest are arrangements between public and private educational institutions, private educational institutions and for-profit venues, and non-degree granting and degree granting institutions.