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Robert Rawlins - Classical and Jazz Theory
Robert Rawlins is professor and coordinator of music theory in the Department of Music at Rowan University. In addition to a Ph.D. in Musicology, he holds master's degrees in Music History & Theory, Humanities, and Public Relations. He is the author of How to Play from a Real Book (2012), The Real Dixieland Book (2011), Jazzology: The Encyclopedia of Jazz Theory (with Nor Eddine Bahha, 2005), A Simple and Direct Guide to Jazz Improvisation (1995), as well as numerous articles on various aspects of music. Dr. Rawlins has performed extensively on flute, saxophone and clarinet in both jazz and classical venues.