Krin Gabbard

Krin Gabbard is Professor of Comparative Literature and English at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is the author of Black Magic: White Hollywood and African American Culture (Rutgers U Press, 2004) and Jammin' at the Margins: Jazz and the American Cinema (U of Chicago Press, 1996), and the co-author of Psychiatry and the Cinema (2nd ed., 1999). He is also the editor of two anthologies, Jazz Among the Discoursesand Representing Jazz (both Duke U Press, 1995). Hotter Than That: The Trumpet, Jazz, and American Culture, his cultural history of the trumpet, will be published by Faber and Faber in fall 2008.