James A. Davis

James A. Davis

James A. Davis is Professor of Musicology and Chair of the Music History Area at the State University of New York at Fredonia.  His research focuses on the music and musicians of the American Civil War; he has also published in the area of music history pedagogy. His book featuring the letters and diary of four brothers who served in the same regimental band was just released by McFarland, and his book on Civil War soldiers, music, and community identity is forthcoming from the University of Nebraska Press.  He is also the editor of The Music History Classroom, just released by Ashgate.

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