Keith Salley’s research interests include jazz theory and analysis, early atonality and serialism, relationships between music and language, classical guitar, and (always) pedagogy. He currently resides in the picturesque Shenandoah valley where he volunteers as a steward on the Appalachian Trail.


Keith Salley got his B.M. in jazz performance (guitar) from the University of Memphis, his M.A. in music theory from Tulane University, and his Ph.D. from The University of Oregon.

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