Faculty Profile

John Murphy

Title
Professor
Department
Jazz Studies
College
College of Music

    

Education

PhD, Columbia University, 1994.
Major: Ethnomusicology
MA, Columbia University, 1988.
Major: Ethnomusicology
MM, University of North Texas, 1986.
Major: Music Theory
BM, University of North Texas, 1984.
Major: Jazz Studies

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUJS 4910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2019
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 5780.001, Jazz Styles and Analysis, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUJS 6010.001, Seminar in Jazz History and Analysis, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUJS 3400.001, Understanding and Appreciating Jazz in U.S. and World History and Culture, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 3400.002, Understanding and Appreciating Jazz in U.S. and World History and Culture, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2018
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUJS 3400.001, Understanding and Appreciating Jazz in U.S. and World History and Culture, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 3400.002, Understanding and Appreciating Jazz in U.S. and World History and Culture, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 3400.020, Understanding and Appreciating Jazz in U.S. and World History and Culture, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 3400.021, Understanding and Appreciating Jazz in U.S. and World History and Culture, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 5780.001, Jazz Styles and Analysis, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUJS 3400.001, Understanding and Appreciating Jazz in U.S. and World History and Culture, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 3400.002, Understanding and Appreciating Jazz in U.S. and World History and Culture, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Summer 5W1 2017
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Spring 2017 SPOT
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Spring 2017 SPOT
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Fall 2016 SPOT
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 5780.001, Jazz Styles and Analysis, Fall 2016 SPOT
MUJS 6010.001, Seminar in Jazz History and Analysis, Fall 2016 SPOT
MUGC 6954.735, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2016
MUJS 5360.001, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUJS 5360.002, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUJS 5360.003, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUEN 5611.504, Jazz Ensembles, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUJS 1360.200, Jazz Fundamentals, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1808.509, Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 3470.001, Jazz Lecture Series, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 3470.002, Jazz Lecture Series, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5174.500, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2016
MULB 5174.504, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2016 SPOT
MULB 5174.505, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2016 SPOT
MULB 5174.506, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2016 SPOT
MULB 5174.509, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUGC 6954.735, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2015
MUJS 5360.002, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUJS 5360.003, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUJS 5360.004, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUJS 5360.005, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUJS 5370.001, Graduate Review of Jazz Improvisation, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 5611.503, Jazz Ensembles, Fall 2015 SPOT
MULB 1808.500, Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1808.509, Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 5780.001, Jazz Styles and Analysis, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUAC 3537.700, Jazz Trombone, Fall 2015 Syllabus
MUJS 5537.700, Jazz Trombone, Fall 2015
MULB 5174.504, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2015 SPOT
MULB 5174.505, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2015 SPOT
MULB 5174.506, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2015 SPOT
MULB 5174.507, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2015 SPOT
MULB 5174.508, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2015 SPOT
MULB 5174.509, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Summer 5W1 2015
MUGC 6954.735, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2015
MUJS 5360.001, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Spring 2015
MUJS 5360.003, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Spring 2015
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Spring 2015
MUJS 5370.001, Graduate Review of Jazz Improvisation, Spring 2015
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Spring 2015
MUEN 5611.504, Jazz Ensembles, Spring 2015
MULB 1808.509, Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUJS 3470.001, Jazz Lecture Series, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUJS 3470.002, Jazz Lecture Series, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUJS 5460.001, Jazz Lecture Series, Spring 2015
MUJS 5460.002, Jazz Lecture Series, Spring 2015
MULB 5174.504, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2015
MULB 5174.505, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2015
MULB 5174.506, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2015
MULB 5174.508, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2015
MULB 5174.509, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2015
MULB 5174.519, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2015
MUJS 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2015
MUJS 5360.002, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Fall 2014
MUJS 5360.003, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Fall 2014
MUJS 5360.004, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Fall 2014
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Fall 2014
MUJS 5370.001, Graduate Review of Jazz Improvisation, Fall 2014
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUEN 5611.503, Jazz Ensembles, Fall 2014
MULB 1808.500, Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUJS 5780.001, Jazz Styles and Analysis, Fall 2014
MULB 5174.504, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2014
MULB 5174.505, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2014
MULB 5174.506, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2014
MULB 5174.508, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2014
MULB 5174.509, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2014
MUJS 6010.001, Seminar in Jazz History and Analysis, Fall 2014
MUJS 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2014
MUJS 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2014
MUJS 4910.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2014
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Spring 2014
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Spring 2014
MUJS 3470.001, Jazz Lecture Series, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MUJS 3470.002, Jazz Lecture Series, Spring 2014 Syllabus
MUJS 4900.700, Special Problems, Spring 2014
MUJS 5910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2014
MUJS 5910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2014
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Fall 2013
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MUJS 5780.001, Jazz Styles and Analysis, Fall 2013
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Spring 2013
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Spring 2013 Syllabus
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Spring 2013
MUJS 3470.001, Jazz Lecture Series, Spring 2013 Syllabus
MUJS 3470.002, Jazz Lecture Series, Spring 2013 Syllabus
MUJS 5910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2013
MUJS 5910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2013
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Fall 2012
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Fall 2012 Syllabus
MUJS 5780.001, Jazz Styles and Analysis, Fall 2012
MUJS 6010.001, Seminar in Jazz History and Analysis, Fall 2012
MUGC 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2012
MUJS 5910.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2012
MUGC 6950.713, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2012
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Spring 2012
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Spring 2012 Syllabus
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Spring 2012
MUJS 5900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2012
MUGC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2011
MUET 5230.001, Ethnomusicology Transcription and Analysis, Fall 2011
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Fall 2011
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Fall 2011
MUJS 5780.001, Jazz Styles and Analysis, Fall 2011
MUGC 6950.712, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2011
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Spring 2011
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Spring 2011 Syllabus
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Spring 2011
MUJS 1361.001, Jazz Aural Fundamentals, Spring 2011 Syllabus
MUJS 5450.001, Jazz Historiography, Spring 2011
MUJS 5430.001, Graduate Review of Jazz History, Fall 2010
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Fall 2010 Syllabus
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Fall 2010
MUJS 5780.001, Jazz Styles and Analysis, Fall 2010
MUJS 5900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2010
MUCM 3550.555, Jazz Chamber Music, Summer 3W1 2010
MUCM 5550.555, Jazz Chamber Music, Summer 3W1 2010
MUJS 5535.706, Jazz Recital, Summer 5W2 2010
MUJS 4910.755, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2010
MUJS 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2010
MUJS 5910.755, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2010
MUET 5900.701, Special Problems in Ethnomusicology, Summer 5W1 2010
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Spring 2010 Syllabus
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Spring 2010
MUJS 3470.001, Jazz Lecture Series, Spring 2010 Syllabus
MUJS 3470.002, Jazz Lecture Series, Spring 2010 Syllabus
MUJS 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2010
MUJS 5910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2010
MUJS 5450.001, Studies in Jazz History, Spring 2010
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Fall 2009 Syllabus
MUJS 5780.001, Jazz Styles and Analysis, Fall 2009
MUJS 3470.001, Jazz Lecture Series, Spring 2009
MUJS 3470.002, Jazz Lecture Series, Spring 2009
MUJS 5910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2009
MUJS 5910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2009
MUJS 5450.001, Studies in Jazz History, Spring 2009
MUGC 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2008
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Fall 2008
MUJS 5900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2008
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Summer 3W1 2008
MULB 1818.520, Jazz Repertory Laboratory, Summer 5W1 2008
MUMH 6900.702, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2008
MUGC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2008
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Spring 2008
MULB 1818.500, Jazz Repertory Laboratory, Spring 2008
MUJS 5780.001, Jazz Styles and Analysis, Spring 2008
MUGC 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Spring 2008
MUGC 6950.708, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2007
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Fall 2007
MUJS 4470.002, History of Jazz, Fall 2007
MULB 1818.500, Jazz Repertory Laboratory, Fall 2007
MULB 5174.518, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2007
MUGC 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2007
MUMH 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2007
MUMH 6900.705, Special Problems, Fall 2007
MUJS 5450.001, Studies in Jazz History, Fall 2007
MUET 5230.001, Ethnomusicology Transcription and Analysis, Summer 5W1 2007
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Summer 5W1 2007
MULB 1818.520, Jazz Repertory Laboratory, Summer 5W2 2007
MUGC 5950.703, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2007
MUJS 4900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2007
MUGC 6950.705, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2007
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Spring 2007
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Spring 2007
MULB 5174.518, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2007
MUGC 5950.710, Master's Thesis, Spring 2007
MUJS 5910.700, Special Problems, Spring 2007
MUTH 4900.708, Special Problems, Spring 2007
MUJS 5450.001, Studies in Jazz History, Spring 2007
MUGC 6950.712, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2006
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Fall 2006
MULB 1818.500, Jazz Repertory Laboratory, Fall 2006
MUJS 5780.001, Jazz Styles and Analysis, Fall 2006
MULB 5174.518, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2006
MUGC 5950.710, Master's Thesis, Fall 2006
MUJS 5910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2006
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Summer 5W1 2006
MUET 5900.702, Special Problems in Ethnomusicology, Summer 5W1 2006
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Spring 2006
MUJS 1361.001, Jazz Aural Fundamentals, Spring 2006
MULB 1818.500, Jazz Repertory Laboratory, Spring 2006
MULB 5174.518, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2006
MUGC 5950.707, Master's Thesis, Spring 2006
MUJS 5450.001, Studies in Jazz History, Spring 2006
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Fall 2005
MUJS 1361.001, Jazz Aural Fundamentals, Fall 2005
MULB 1818.500, Jazz Repertory Laboratory, Fall 2005
MUJS 5780.001, Jazz Styles and Analysis, Fall 2005
MULB 5174.518, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2005
MUGC 5950.715, Master's Thesis, Fall 2005
MUET 3030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2005
MUET 5030.001, Music Cultures of the World, Fall 2005
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Summer 5W1 2005
MUJS 5440.001, Introduction to Research in Jazz Studies, Summer 5W1 2005
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Spring 2005
MUJS 1361.001, Jazz Aural Fundamentals, Spring 2005
MULB 1818.500, Jazz Repertory Laboratory, Spring 2005
MULB 5174.518, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2005
MUET 5210.001, Seminar in Ethnomusicology, Spring 2005
MUMH 4910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2005
MUJS 5450.001, Studies in Jazz History, Spring 2005
MUET 5230.001, Ethnomusicology Transcription and Analysis, Fall 2004
MUJS 4470.001, History of Jazz, Fall 2004
MUJS 1361.001, Jazz Aural Fundamentals, Fall 2004
MULB 1818.500, Jazz Repertory Laboratory, Fall 2004
MUJS 5780.001, Jazz Styles and Analysis, Fall 2004
MULB 5174.518, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2004
MUGC 5950.712, Master's Thesis, Fall 2004
MUJS 5910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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