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Callout for Article Submissions
Jazz Education in Research and Practice, Volume 5
We are excited to announce that our JEN research journal, Jazz Education in Research and Practice (JAZZ), will be transitioning to rolling submissions starting September 1, 2023. This change means you can submit articles any time. Submissions will be sent to reviewers within a week or so upon receipt and we hope to have the initial decision within 1-2 months (depending on the availability of reviewers with knowledge of the related area of research). This timeline is typical of academic journals. Depending on the number of revisions required and whether re-review is necessary, accepted article notifications will be sent out around 3-6 months after initial submission. Importantly, accepted articles can then be listed as “in press” on the author’s CV and will typically count toward tenure and promotion at most universities. This change will result in the following other advantages: (1) authors will have more time to revise manuscripts based on reviewer’s comments, (2) more time available should a second round of edits be necessary, (3) reviewers and editors have more time to write in-depth comments, and (4) procedures for publication in JAZZ will be aligned with other similar academic journals. This new timeline is only possible now that a steady flow of manuscripts are being submitted to JAZZ and general standards for papers in each article category (Articles, Research studies, Case studies, Reflective essays, Literature reviews, Quick hits, and Book reviews) has been established within volumes 1-5. We should note that submission within a certain time frame will not guarantee publication in a particular volume. As each issue has a maximum page count, the number of accepted articles within particular categories need to align with the general format of each volume. We still anticipate that volumes are published yearly with the new volume being available at the JEN conference in January.
Callout for Research Presentations
2025 JEN Conference in Atlanta, Georgia
The research track solicits the submission of original, principled research presentations dealing with topics related to jazz history, pedagogy, industry, and performance practice. Presentations will run parallel to clinics and performances during the conference. We encourage research that has a direct impact on jazz education and performance.
Submission Timeline: April 1 – April 30, 2024
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