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Ignorant Populists

Digital Artefact
Moir, Z. (2020)
Ignorant Populists. [https://open.spotify.com/album/2GfAPBIUTkp9Ykntx0UiHN?si=LypQjQUtSxml7cMUDkC6oA]
Moir, Z. (2020). Ignorant Populists. [https://open.spotify.com/album/2GfAPBIUTkp9Ykntx0UiHN?si=LypQjQUtSxml7cMUDkC6oA]

Islay Jazz Festival

Journal Article
Medboe, H., & Maclean, D. (in press)
Islay Jazz Festival. Jazz Research Journal, 12(2),
This article considers the ecologies and stakeholder interests that overlap in the staging of an annual jazz festival on a small Scottish island in the Outer Hebrides. Through...

We are NOT Neutral: A Freirean Critique of (Popular) Music in Higher Education

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2020, January)
We are NOT Neutral: A Freirean Critique of (Popular) Music in Higher Education
2018 saw the 50th anniversary of the publication of Paulo Freire’s book ‘Pedagogy of the Oppressed’, which has become an important text that has influenced many progressive ed...

Following the Auteurs: Kate Bush and the Fairlight CMI

Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2019, December)
Following the Auteurs: Kate Bush and the Fairlight CMI. Paper presented at This Woman's Work: A Kate Bush Symposium, Edinburgh College of Art
I’m a big fan of Kate Bush’s music but my priority in this paper is not to praise her many achievements. Instead, I want to look at how she was using music technologies in the...

Networked Improvisation: Playing for Peace

Exhibition / Performance
Moir, Z., & Ferguson, P. Networked Improvisation: Playing for Peace. [Real-Time Networked Improvised Performance]. Performed at New York. 10 November 2019 - 10 November 2019. (Unpublished)

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Moir, Z., & Ferguson, P. Networked Improvisation: Playing for Peace. [Real-Time Networked Improvised Performance]. Performed at New York. 10 November 2019 - 10 November 2019. (Unpublished
This was a multi-site (Edinburgh, New York, California, Belgium, Switzerland, and Germany) networked real-time improvised performance in response to music that was being broad...

Networked Arts and Social Purpose in Scotland: Performance, Participation, and Peace

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z., & Ferguson, P. (2019, November)
Networked Arts and Social Purpose in Scotland: Performance, Participation, and Peace. Paper presented at NowNet Arts, New York
This presentation will comprise three related sections, outlining recent and imminent projects. We will begin by discussing work that the authors have recently undertaken in w...

Eudaimonia And Social Good Through Technologically Mediated, Collaborative Music-Making

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z., & Smith, G. D. (2019, November)
Eudaimonia And Social Good Through Technologically Mediated, Collaborative Music-Making. Paper presented at NowNet Arts, New York
Humans often tend towards working in groups of various kinds. Following childhood and the family unit we seek those groups in mutual interest groups and activities. One of the...

Haftor Medbøe Scandinavian Group: live at Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival 2013

Digital Artefact
Medboe, H. (2019)
Haftor Medbøe Scandinavian Group: live at Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival 2013. [Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album]
Musicians: Haftor Medbøe: Guitar Gunnar Halle: Trumpet Espen Eriksen: Piano Eva Malling: Bass Benita Haastrup: Drums Konrad Wiszniewski: Tenor sax on "New Happy" Recorded li...

Cold commodities: Discourses of decay and purity in a globalised jazz world

Book Chapter
Medboe, H. (2019)
Cold commodities: Discourses of decay and purity in a globalised jazz world. In T. Howell (Ed.), The Nature of Nordic Music, (123-138). London: Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315462851
Jazz has been a global music since its inception. In conflating Scandinavian jazz with the production of the ‘Nordic tone’, several accounts of European jazz present the music...

Cult Sound Studies: hand claps, orchestra hits, and the production of popular music

Journal Article
Harkins, P. (in press)
Cult Sound Studies: hand claps, orchestra hits, and the production of popular music. Sound Studies, 5(2), 213-216. https://doi.org/10.1080/20551940.2019.1648029
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Music team and technology helps bring twins virtually together for the BBC World Service 'Digital Planet' programme

5 September 2019
Edinburgh Napier and the Royal College of Music has helped bring musicians virtually together as part of a special 18th birthday edition of the BBC World Service’s Digital Planet programme. Led in E...

Dr Zack Moir Elected to the Board of Directors of the Prestigious Association for Popular Music Education

26 June 2019
Dr Zack Moir from Music has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association for Popular Music Education, which is an international organisation with a mission to promote and advance...

University Academic Publishes New Edited Volume on Popular Music Education

3 April 2019
Dr Zack Moir, lecturer in music, has just published his new edited volume ’The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices’, which features chapters from three other mem...

University Academics and Students Engage in Live Improvisation Over Networks at Prestigious International Conference

2 April 2019
Can a network performance be defined, planned and executed in 90 minutes? Teams of attendees and remote performers at the Network Performing Arts Production Workshop in Prague were tasked with creatin...

Music students take on trans-atlantic music composition project with students in New Jersey

28 January 2019
Zack Moir and Bryden Stillie from music have, in collaboration with Andy Krikun from Bergen Community College in New Jersey, USA, launched an international songwriting/composition project. Each of the...

Festival Promoters Symposium - Continental Drift Conference: Festivals Edition

13 July 2018
A symposium event organised Edinburgh Napier University in association with the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival. 14 JULY, 2018, 12:00 – 16:00 AT TEVIOT ROW, EDINBURGH Continental Drift presents an a...

Brutal or Beautiful: Edinburgh Napier team encourages different view of modernist buildings

6 July 2018
A team from Edinburgh Napier is encouraging members of the public to view brutalist architecture in a different light – through the use of music and design.

Edinburgh Napier academic uses personal experience of living with diabetes to inspire composition

3 July 2018
An Edinburgh Napier academic is using his personal experience of living with diabetes to fuel his passion for making music. Dr Zack Moir, lecturer in popular music at the University, was diagnosed wit...

Exhibition - 40th Anniversary of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

1 July 2018
An exhibition of photography, print and ephemera relating to forty years of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival curated by Dr Haftor Medbøe, Associate Professor of Music at Edinburgh Napier University and...

Music and Design Staff Showcase their Work at the Architecture Fringe

11 June 2018
The SituLab Research Group (Dr Katrina Burton, Dr Samantha Vettese, Dr Kathy Vones) and invited musician, Joanna Stark presented their ongoing project into how the public respond to modern architectur...