Johann Buis, Associate Professor of Musicology, Wheaton College, Illinois, held positions at the Center for Black Music Research (CBMR), Columbia College Chicago and the University of Georgia, where he was tenured in musicology. He holds degrees and diplomas from London University, Ball State University, the University of Cape Town, and the Orff Institute, Mozarteum Academy, Salzburg, among others. He has had articles and reviews published in College Music Symposium, Ethnomusicology, Early Music America, MLA Notes, Issue: A Journal of Opinion, and other periodicals, and he was a co-author of Shout Because You're Free! The Ring Shout Tradition in Coastal Georgia (University of Georgia Press, 1998).
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