An American Story
Additional Baseball Writing
“Base ball is our game, the American game.”
– Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass
“The ability of the band to fluently embrace America’s vernacular and cultivated traditions is a unique phenomenon in its existence from the eighteenth century to the present day.”
– Richard K. Hansen, The American Wind Band: A Cultural History
Portions of this research have been presented at:
The 2018 College Band Directors National Association Eastern Division Conference, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.