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Paul Williamson

Dr

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20052024
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Personal profile

Research interests

Research Interests

  • Jazz studies
  • Contemporary music studies
  • Flow, Audiation and Idea Generation
  • Ensemble interaction within improvised performance
  • Jazz Composition (fixed and non-fixed materials)
  • Collaborative composition
  • Musical idiolect
  • One-to-one teaching pedagogy (teaching strategies, meta-cognition, the confluence of improvisatory and technical skills, peer review)

 

Upcoming Research Projects

  • BookInside the Composer's Perspective: Cross-Genre Composition for Experimental Large Ensemble  - co-authored with Assoc. Prof Robert Burke 
  • Journal articleApprenticing the jazz performer through ensemble collaboration: A qualitative enquiry (co-authored with Leon DeBruin & Emily Wilson)
  • Journal article: co-authored with Johannes Luebbers examining Collaborative Composition: Improvising the Compositional Process
  • Rendered Performance (composition and recording): Dark Energy of Paul Williamson Quartet featuring Miles Henry, Hiroki Hoshino and Theo Carbo (FMR release, UK).
  • Performance of Williamsons' large ensemble composition For Tomasz with the Monash Art Ensemble (MAE) in April 2019 

 

 

 

 

Research area keywords

  • Jazz, Performance, Improvisation, Contemporary music studies, Flow, Audiation, Idea Generation, Interaction, Composition, Teaching Pedagogy , Meta-cognition, Peer Review

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Projects 2017 2024

Research Output 2005 2019

Developing one-to-one contemporary trumpet teaching strategies through peer observation and collaborative reflection

Williamson, P., Ball, E. & Wilson, E., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Music Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cultivating a Unique Musical Idiolect Within Jazz Improvisation

Williamson, P., 2018

Research output: Non-textual formMusic PerformanceResearch

Afglue: Sublating the Symbol

Williamson, P., 2016

Research output: Non-textual formRecorded/ Rendered PerformanceOther

Forlorn: sublating the symbol

Williamson, P., 2016

Research output: Non-textual formRecorded/ Rendered PerformanceOther

Nyilipidgi: Monash Art Ensemble - Wangaratta

Williamson, P., 8 Oct 2016

Research output: Non-textual formMusic PerformanceOther

Prizes

Bell Award - Best Avant garde record

Robert Burke (Recipient), Paul Grabowsky (Recipient), Paul Williamson (Recipient) & Jordan Robert Murray (Recipient), 15 Mar 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Monash Art Ensemble - Hexis

Robert Burke (Recipient), Paul Grabowsky (Recipient), Paul Williamson (Recipient) & Jordan Robert Murray (Recipient), 12 Mar 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

The Australian Bell Award - Best Produced Album

Paul Williamson (Recipient), Robert Burke (Recipient), Jordan Murray (Recipient) & Paul Grabowsky (Recipient), 23 Sep 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2011 2019

  • 6 Contribution to conference
  • 4 Thesis Examination

2019 Australasian Jazz and Improvisation Research Network Conference: Embodying Jazz and Improvisation: Playing with Ideas and Keeping It Real

Paul Williamson (Invited speaker), Johannes Luebbers (Invited speaker)
1 Jun 20192 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

PhD Thesis examination of Thomas Botting

Paul Williamson (Examiner)
5 Jan 2019

Activity: Examination typesThesis Examination

2018 AJIRN Conference: So What? Jazz and Improvised Music Research and its Impact on Artists, Scenes and Society

Paul Williamson (Organiser)
1 Jun 20183 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

PhD Thesis examination of Gareth Hill

Paul Williamson (Examiner)
20 Sep 2017

Activity: Examination typesThesis Examination

2017 AJIRN Conference: Agency in Jazz & Improvisation

Paul Williamson (Organiser)
2 Jun 20174 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Press / Media

The significance of the Bugle Call and Remembrance Day

Paul Williamson

11/11/19

3 Media contributions

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Bugle on ANZAC Day

Paul Williamson

23/04/1925/04/19

3 Media contributions

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Paul Williamson Quartet 'Live at Uptown' CD review: The Australian

Paul Williamson

20/08/16

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Monash Session: Kenny Werner - The New York City Jazz Record REVIEW

Paul Williamson

1/05/16

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Power of the Idea: CD review: The Australian 8th August 2015

Paul Williamson

8/08/15

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment