Journal of the Society for American Music Volume 12 / Issue 4, November 2018

Research article
“Everybody Makes Up Folksongs”: Pete Seeger's 1950s College Concerts and the Democratic Potential of Folk Music

A Love Song for All of Us?: Macklemore's “Same Love” and the Myth of Black Homophobia

Fred Hersch at the Village Vanguard: The Sound of Jazz Heritage at New York's Oldest Jazz Club

Women Composers at the White House: The National League of American Pen Women and Phyllis Fergus's Advocacy for Women in American Music

Book review
Salsa Rising: New York Latin Music of the Sixties Generation. By Juan Flores. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.
David F. García

Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980–1983. By Tim Lawrence. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016.
Louis Niebur

Trendy Fascism: White Power Music and the Future of Democracy. By Nancy S. Love. Albany, NY: State University of New York, 2016.
Sarah Schmalenberger

The Shuberts and Their Passing Shows: The Untold Tale of Ziegfeld's Rivals. By Jonas Westover. Broadway Legacy Series. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.
Benjamin Sears

Loft Jazz: Improvising New York in the 1970s. By Michael C. Heller. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016.
Rami Stucky

George Whitefield Chadwick: An American Composer Revealed. By Marianne Betz. American Music & Musicians No. 1. Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, 2015.
E. Douglas Bomberger

The Graph Music of Morton Feldman. By David Cline. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Brett Boutwell

Media Reviews
Alex Horwitz, Great Performances: Hamilton's America. PBS, October 21, 2016, streaming.
Elissa Harbert

Dixon, Kyle, and Michael Stein. Stranger Things Vol. 1. Lakeshore Records LKS 348342, 2016, CD. Dixon, Kyle, and Michael Stein. Stranger Things Vol. 2. Lakeshore Records LKS 348462, 2016, CD.
Jessica Getman

Samuel Barber: Absolute Beauty. H. Paul Moon, director. Zen Violence Films LLC, (2017), 130 minutes. DVD and streaming.
Howard Pollack

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