Gabbard, Krin

Gene Silvers

Krin Gabbard is Professor of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  He has written on jazz, film, psychoanalysis, and African American studies.  His books include Jammin’ at the Margin: Jazz and the American Cinema (1996), Psychiatry and the Cinema (2nd edition, 1999), and Black Magic: White Hollywood and African American Culture (2004).  He lives in New York City where he plays the trumpet – not very well – with whomever will let him join in.

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On his book Hotter Than That: The Trumpet, Jazz, and American Culture
(Our Cover Feature of December 25, 2008)