Kimberly Hannon Teal

Assistant Professor of Jazz History and Research


Jazz Studies

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Kimberly Hannon Teal joined the faculty at UNT in August of 2021 as assistant professor of Jazz history and research. Her work addresses contemporary jazz, and she is interested in how live performance contexts contribute to musical experiences and meaning. Her book Jazz Places: How Performances Spaces Shape Jazz History was published by the University of California Press in 2021. She holds a PhD in historical musicology from the Eastman School of Music, where she also taught music history and served as the Director of Graduate Advising. Her writing can be found in American Music, Jazz Perspectives, The Journal of the Society for American MusicJazz Education in Research and Practice, and Jazz Research Journal. She comes to UNT from the University of Arkansas.