|Michael Fleming||Jen Gunderman||Doug Howard||Mark Allen Jackson||Kim Roberts Johnson|
|Will Leggett||Bill Levine||Amy Macy||Joseph Morgan||Rachel Morris|
|Martha Norkunas||Odessa Settles||Stephen Shearon||Louis Woods|
Select one of the names above to see a brief bio for that council member.
Bill Levine, Professor of English (MTSU)
Dr. William Levine (Ph.D., Indiana University, 1989), whose traditional scholarly
field is British literature and aesthetic theory of the long eighteenth century, has
regularly taught a general education course on the literature of jazz and the blues
at MTSU since 2004. He has written on jazz, the blues, classical, rock and free improvisational
music for the Houston Press, the Nashville Scene, American Songwriter, and several
other publications. From 2000 to 2010, he produced and conducted over fifty interviews
with visiting and local jazz musicians for WMOT-FM. He is currently writing a history
of how jazz thinking and practices have impacted popular and art music genres in Nashville
from the 1920’s to the present.