Institute for Jazz Research

Christa BRUCKNER-HARING, Bakk. Mag. Dr.

Christa Bruckner-Haring obtained her PhD in Musicology at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz (KUG), with a concentration in Jazz and Popular Music Research; her dissertation on Gonzalo Rubalcaba’s musical style was published as Gonzalo Rubalcaba und die kubanische Musik (Graz: ADEVA, 2015). She has worked as a researcher at the KUG Institute for Jazz Research since 2008 and was an associate on the HERA-funded research project Rhythm Changes: Jazz Cultures and European Identities from 2010–2013. She was also a visiting researcher at the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey in 2009. Her research focuses primarily on musical transcription, jazz and popular music analysis and jazz cultures in Europe. Dr. Bruckner-Haring is internationally active as a lecturer; her work has appeared in such publications as Jazzforschung/Jazz Research, Jazz Research Journal, The Cultural Politics of Jazz Collectives: This Is Our Music, Beiträge zur Popularmusikforschung, Anklaenge: Wiener Jahrbuch für Musikwissenschaft, Jazz Research News and the encyclopedia MGG.