Jean A. Boyd and Alfredo Colman
Jean A. Boyd is a professor of music history and American music studies in the Baylor University School of Music. Her principal research area, western swing has resulted in three books, three articles, and various professional presentations. A new interest is honky-tonk music, which has led to the publication of an online encyclopedia article.
Musicologist and ethnomusicologist Alfredo Colman is a cultural analyst of the academic and traditional musical repertoires of Paraguay and other Latin American countries. His areas of research include the Paraguayan harp and its music, the musical contributions of Paraguayan academic and popular music composer Florentín Giménez (b.1925), and issues on music and identity in Texas.