Dr. Gabriel Solis
Affiliated Faculty of Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies
Associate Professor of Center for African Studies
Associate Professor of African American Studies
MUSIC; Affiliated Faculty of Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Center for Global Studies
America Sounding: Tom Waits and Rock at the End of the “American Century.”. Berkley: University of California Press, 2014.
Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Musical Improvisation: Art, Education, Society. Comp. Bruno Nettl. Ed. Gabriel Solis. Urbana: Unviersity of Illinois Press, 2009.
"Stevie Wonder: Musical Prodigy in the Recording Studio." Musical Prodigies: Interpretations from Psychology, Music Education, Musicology, and Ethnomusicology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
"New Research in the Music of the South Pacific: A Review Essay." Ethnomusicology 57.3 (2013):
"Artisanship, Innovation, and Indigenous Modernity in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea: Ataizo Mutahe’s Vessel Flutes." Musicultures 39.1 (2012):
"Thoughts on an Interdiscipline: Music Theory, Analysis and Social Theory in Ethnomusicology." Ethnomusicology 56.3 (2012):
"’I Did It My Way’: Rock and the Logic of Covers." Popular Music and Society 33.3 (2010):
"The First Time I Ever Heard Tom Waits." International Association for the Study of Popular Music. 9 Sep. 2012.
"The Eighties in Theory and Practice Opening Remarks." the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory blog, Kritik. 8 May 2013.
"A Kind of Usefulness." Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities blog. 4 Feb. 2011.
"“Ingrid Monson,” “Thelonious Monk,” “Pannonica de Koeningswarter,” “Tom Waits,” and “Hall and Oates”." Grove Dictionary of American Music. 2012.