George Blake, PhD


George Blake has published articles in Popular Music, Ethnomusicology, and Journal of the Society for American Music. His current project explores how musical genres intersect with ideas about place. He also hosts a podcast highlighting local performers and teaches musical histories of Cleveland neighborhoods. Blake has received funding for his work from the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship and the UCSB Center for Black Studies Research. He writes community journalism at The Land.


University of California, Santa Barbara