Tom Perchard

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Tom Perchard (born 1976, Canterbury, England) is a writer and musicologist. He is the author of Lee Morgan: His Life, Music, and Culture (Equinox, 2006), the first biography of the jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan (1938–72). His work is concerned with the historical and cultural situation of music-making and listening, focussing specifically on American jazz in the mid-20th century. Since 2009, Perchard has been a lecturer in the Department of Music at Goldsmiths College. He has also taught at University of Westminster. He is a contributor to The Wire.

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