University of Alabama, College of Arts & Sciences   University of Alabama, College of Arts & Sciences
Andrew Raffo Dewar
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Andrew Raffo Dewar, PhD
Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts
New College & School of Music
213 Lloyd Hall


Research Focus:

Courses Taught:

Selected Discography:

Andrew Raffo Dewar - Six Lines of Transformation & Music for Eight Bamboo Flutes. 2008. Winter Park, FL: Porter Records PRCD4006.

The Bill Dixon Orchestra. 2008. 17 Musicians in Search of a Sound: Darfur. New York, NY: Aum Fidelity AUM046.

Quartet Solo Series: Peterson/Schulze/Chen/Dewar. 2008. Chicago, IL: Striking Mechanism SM-0001. 

Anthony Braxton 12+1tet (Victoriaville) 2007. Victoriaville, Quebec: VICTO records 0109.

Anthony Braxton 12+1tet. 9 Compositions (Iridium) 2006. New Haven, CT: Firehouse 12 Records.

Selected Publications:

Dewar, Andrew Raffo. 2010. Searching for the Center of a Sound: Bill Dixon's Webern, the Unaccompanied Solo, and Compositional Ontology in Post-Songform Jazz. Jazz Perspectives 4(1):59-87 (April 2010).

Dewar, Andrew Raffo. 2009. Book Review: The San Francisco Tape Music Center: 1960s
Counterculture and the Avant-Garde. Edited by David W. Bernstein. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. The Journal of the Society for American Music, 3(2):253-258.

Dewar, Andrew Raffo. 2009 "Alvin Lucier." in Musicians and Composers of the 20th Century. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Dewar, Andrew Raffo with Bill Dixon. 2008. "Bill Dixon." in The Encyclopedia of Jazz Musicians. Edited by Lewis Porter & Ted Gioia. Online publication:

Dewar, Andrew Raffo. 2003. Eddie Gale's Ghetto Music: Testifying for the Neighborhood. Liner notes for LP reissue of Eddie Gale's Ghetto Music. Blue Note BST84294.

Dewar, Andrew Raffo. 2003. Catching up with Eddie Gale: Black Rhythm Happening and Beyond. Liner notes for LP reissue of Black Rhythm Happening. Blue Note BST84320.

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