Scott DeVeaux

Scott DeVeaux is a professor at the University of Virginia. His research covers jazz and contemporary American music. Among his publications are Jazz, co-written with critic Gary Giddins (W. W. Norton, 2009); and The Birth of Bebop: A Social and Musical History (University of California, 1997). The Birth of Bebop received several national awards, including the American Book Award, the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award, and the Kinkeldey Award, given by the American Musicological Society for “outstanding work of musical scholarship.”