Journal of Texas Music History | Volume 14

Issue Contributors

Chad Hammett
is the editor of Two Prospectors: The Letters of Sam Shepard and Johnny Dark (University of Texas Press, 2013). He currently teaches in the Department of English at Texas State University.

Diana Finlay Hendricks
holds an M.A. with an emphasis in Texas Music and Culture from Texas State University. She perfected a juggling act as a professional journalist, editor, and photographer, and music developer, publicist, and promoter while co-owner of a legendary music hall, Cheatham Street Warehouse, for more than two decades. Today she is a regular contributor to Real South Magazine and Lone Star Music, and she has written about Southern food, music, and travel for regional, state, and national publications.

Curtis L. Peoples, Ph.D.
is a West Texas native, and his involvement in the music business spans four decades. He is a graduate and former instructor of the sound technology program at South Plains College; he has worked in several recording studios and has served as a production manager. In 2001, he helped launch the Crossroads of Music Archive in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library at Texas Tech University. He is currently the archivist for the collection and head of the Crossroads Recording Studio located in the TTU Main Library. His research centers on music and place.

Daniel M. Raessler, Ph.D.
is a professor of music at Randolph College (formerly Randolph-Macon Woman’s College), where he teaches music history and theory. His studies on female composers, late eighteenth-century performance practices, Busoni, the blues, and disabilities have appeared in a number of journals, encyclopedias, and editions of music.

Guadalupe San Miguel, Jr., Ph.D.
is a professor of history at the University of Houston specializing in Mexican-American music and education. His publications include Chicana/o Struggles for Education (Texas A&M University Press, 2013); Contested Policy: The Rise and Fall of Federal Bilingual Education (University of North Texas Press, 2004); Tejano Proud: Tex Mex Music in the 20th Century (Texas A&M University Press, 2002); Brown, Not White: School Integration and the Chicano Movement (Texas A&M University Press, 2001); and Let All of Them Take Heed: Mexican Americans and the Quest for Educational Equality (University of Texas Press, 1987; reissued by Texas A&M University Press, 2001).