Whyton, Tony



Jason Broadhurst

Tony Whyton is co-editor of the internationally peer-reviewed Jazz Research Journal and is currently working on his second book, Beyond A Love Supreme, a cross-disciplinary study of the musical and cultural influence of John Coltrane’s seminal album.  A leading figure in international jazz research, he established the Centre for Jazz Studies UK, and is currently the Project Leader for the €1 million European research programme Rhythm Changes: Jazz Cultures and European Identities, funded as part of the HERA Joint Research Programme.  Tony is a Reader in Music at the University of Salford.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Jazz Icons: Heroes, Myths and the Jazz Tradition
(Our Cover Feature of August 08, 2010)