Christopher J. Smith

Dr Christopher J. Smith is Assistant Professor of Music History and Literature at Texas Tech University School of Music in Lubbock, Texas, USA. His research interests are in traditional Irish music, American and twentieth-century music, vernacular music and culture, improvisation, and historical performance. He is the author of Celtic Backup for All Instrumentalists, and has published articles and presented papers on many topics in jazz, classical, and world musics.

Séamus Ennis, Traditional Music, and Irish Cultural History.