Journal of Texas Music History | Volume 6

Issue Contributors

Joe Bailey
Is a second-year student at the University of Texas School of Law, who edits for the Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law. As an undergraduate studying with music historians Karl Miller and Richard Holland, as well as with musicologist Elizabeth Crist, Bailey produced a thesis entitled "Conversations in Jazz," which included interviews with such jazz greats as Roy Haynes and Wynton Marsalis.  Bailey is currently involved in a project examining the life and career o Texas musician Doug Sahm.

Gail Folkins
Holds a Ph.D. in creative writing and is an adjunct faculty member at St. Edward's University in Austin. Her recent publications have appeared in SLAB, R-KV--RY, and Lifewriting Annual. This essay is adapted from her upcoming book Texas Dance Halls: A Two-Step Circuit, to be published by Texas Tech University Press.

Gary Hartman
Director of the Center for Texas Music History at Texas State University-San Marcos, has published several articles and book chapters on Texas music and will soon publish a comprehensive book on the history of Texas music.

Gary Hickinbotham
Is a recording engineer and producer at the Fire Station Studios at Texas State University, where he has recorded a number of great Texas musicians. He is a voting member of NARAS, a member of the AES, and is on the faculty of the Sound Recording Technology Program in the School of Music at Texas State. He has been published in The Journal of Texas Music History and is a contributor to The Handbook of Texas Music.

Sterlin Holmesly
Is a former newspaper editor and author of "HemisFair '68 and the Transformation of San Antonio." He has contributed more than sixty-five oral histories to 'The Holmesly Collection" at the Institute of Texan Cultures, the University of Texas at San Antonio.

J. Marcus Weekley
Is a freelance photographer who is also a poet and short story writer. His work has appeared in The Iowa Review, Quick Fiction, Thieves jargon, and elsewhere. More of his photographs may be viewed on his Flicker page.