37th Annual ASCAP Deems Taylor Award Recipients

Presented December 1, 2004

AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS

  • Michael B. Beckerman for * New Worlds of Dvorak, * by W.W.Norton & Co.
  • Ted Chapin for Everything is possible: The Birth of the Musical Follies, * by Alfred A. Knopf Publishers
  • Terry Gibbs for * Good Vibes: A life in Jazz, * by Scarecrow Press, Inc.
  • Robert Kimball & Steve Nelson for * The Complete Lyrics of Frank Loesser, * by Alfred A. Knopf Publishers
  • John Kander, Fred Ebb (deceased) and Greg Lawrence for * Colored Lights * by Farrar, Straus & Giroux
  • Ronald Radano for * Lying Up a Nation: Race and Black Music, * by University of Chicago Press
  • Richard Steinitz for * György Ligeti: Music of Imagination, * by Northeastern University Press
  • Denise Von Glahn for * The Sounds of Place: Music and the American Cultural Landscape, * by University of Chicago Press

WRITERS, EDITORS AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Diana Burgwyn * Symphony
  • Elizabeth Crist * Journal of the American Musicological Society
  • Joseph Dalton * New Music Box
  • Gary Giddins * The Village Voice
  • Ashley Kahn * Verve Music Group (liner notes)
  • Neil W. Levin * The Milken Family Foundation/Naxos Records (liner Notes)
  • Jimmy Magahern * Phoenix New Times
  • Alex Ross * The New Yorker
  • Mark Stryker * Detroit Free Press

SPECIAL RECOGNITION

  • Henry Fogel for his article "Unanswered Questions," published by Symphony
  • Mark Eden Horowitz for his book Sondheim on Music: Minor and Major Decisions, published by Scarecrow Press/Library of Congress
  • Gene Lees for his book, Friends Along the Way: A Journey Through Jazz, published by Yale University Press
  • Editors Frances S. Ponick and Christine Stinson for their respective publications, Music Educators Journal and Teaching Music
  • Ken Tucker for his article "Green Day," published by Entertainment Weekly

BROADCAST AWARDS

  • American Routes * Nick Spitzer * Producer & Host MBK Productions * Public Radio International
  • Keeping Score: MTT on Music: The Making of a Performance; Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony
  • A Production of The San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director; John Kieser, Executive Producer
  • The Making of a Performance, Produced and Directed by David Kennard and Joan Saffa
  • Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony, Directed by Gary Halvorson; Produced by Michael Bronson

INTERNET

  • Postclassic Radio (www.live365.com/stations/kylegann) * Kyle Gann, Producer
  • Iridian Radio (www.iridianradio.com) * Robin Cox, Producer

ASCAP SPECIAL AWARD FOR MUSICAL BIOGRAPHY

  • James A. Pegolotti * Deems Taylor: A Biography * Northeastern University Press

NICOLAS SLONIMSKY AWARD FOR MUSICAL BIOGRAPHY

  • James A. Pegolotti * Deems Taylor: A Biography * Northeastern University Press

TIMOTHY WHITE AWARD FOR MUSICAL BIOGRAPHY

  • Wil Haygood * In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr. * Alfred A. Knopf Publishers