Journal of Texas Music History | Volume 16

Issue Contributors

Diana Finlay Hendricks
Who holds an M.A. from Texas State University with an emphasis on Texas music and culture, has worked as a journalist, editor, photographer, music developer, publicist, and promoter. She is a regular contributor to Real South Magazine and Lone Star Music and has written about southern food, music, and travel for regional and national publications. She is currently writing the biography of Delbert McClinton—Delbert McClinton: One of the Fortunate Few (Texas A&M University Press, 2017).

Rich Kelly
Is a graduate student in history at Texas State University. The Austin native has been a high school teacher since 2002. His research interests include Texas music history, and he is currently writing on the formation of the Texas Country music scene of the 1990s. He was among the first deejays to put the artists of that scene on the air through his KTSW radio show at Texas State.

Dave Oliphant
Retired from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006 but has remained active as a writer. His Jazz Mavericks of the Lone Star State appeared from the University of Texas Press in 2006, his KD a Jazz Biography came out from Wings Press in 2012, and his Generations of Texas Poets was published by Wings Press in 2015.

Josep Pedro
Is a pre-doctoral researcher at Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.  His comparative dissertation focuses on musical appropriation, dialogue, and hybridization processes based on the study of blues scenes in Austin and Madrid. He has a degree in Audiovisual Communication with Extraordinary Prize (University of Valencia) and a master’s degree in Sociocultural Analysis (Complutense University of Madrid). He has published in IASPM Journal and Revista Transcultural de Música, as well as in The Handbook of Texas Music (2012), Jazz and Totalitarianism (2016), The Cambridge Companion to the Singer-Songwriter (2016), and Talking Back to Globalization: Texts and Practices (forthcoming).