JPIC 2017 Schedule

La Posada Hotel & Gardens
303 E. 2nd Street (Route 66)
Winslow, AZ, 86047

Friday, May 5 (in Ballroom; all Friday times P.M.)

  • 5:00-6:00     Speaker’s Welcome Dinner in Turquoise Room
  • 6:00-6:30     Pick up Official Name Badge at Registration table in Ballroom
  • 6:30-6:45+++Opening Ceremonies with Dr. David C. Ring (Orange Coast College – emeritus professor 2015)
  • 6:45-7:45+++KEYNOTE ADDRESS by Dr. Paul Rinzler (California Polytechnic State University):
    ++++++++++++“A Humanistic Philosophy of Jazz”
  • 7:45-8:15+++Questions and Answers
  • 8:15-8:30    +Break
  • 8:30-9:30+++Dr. Robert Kraut (Ohio State):
    ++++++++++++“A Short Course on Jazz and Aesthetic Theory: Cartography in the Philosophy of Jazz.”
  • 9:30-10:00    Questions and Answers

Saturday, May 6 (morning sessions)

  • 9:00-10:30    Dr. Martin E. Rosenberg (New Centre for Research & Practice):
    ++++++++++++“Between Memory & Creativity: The Neuroscience of Time Cognition During Jazz Improvisations”
  • 10:30-12:00   Dr. Andrew Kania (Trinity University):
    ++++++++++++“Performance, Improvisation, and Jazz: A Textbook Introduction”

LUNCH: noon-1:15 p.m.

Saturday, May 6 (afternoon sessions)

  • 1:15-2:45     Dr. Steve Odin (University of Hawaii at Manoa):
    +++++++++++“The Lotus Sutra, Nichiren Buddhism, and Tendai Philosophy in Jazz Works of Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter”
  • 3-4:30          Dr. James O. Young (Victoria University):
    +++++++++++“Empiricism and Ontology of Jazz”
  • 4:30-6          Dr. Eric Lewis (McGill University) Appearing via Skype:
    +++++++++++“My Favorite Things: Performance, Paraphrase and Representation”
    +++++++++++(Challenging Type/Token Analyses of Musical Works)

DINNER: 6-7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 6 (evening jazz jam)

  • 8:00-9:45+++Jazz jam with Pros and student players

Sunday, May 7 (morning only)

  • 9:30-10:30 ++Comprehensive Panel discussion with our speakers
  • 10:30-11:30 +Planning for JPIC 2019 (biannual conference)

Checkout time at La Posada is noon