Bennett Hogg

Bennett Hogg was born in Northumberland in 1961, and is a composer of electroacoustic and instrumental/vocal music, a free improviser, as well as a cultural theorist and musicologist. He studied composition with Nigel Osborne and Denis Smalley, among others, ethnomusicology with Robert C. Provine, and completed his PhD research under the primary supervision of Richard Middleton. He is currently lecturer in music in the International Centre for Music Studies at Newcastle University, UK, where he concentrates on teaching free improvisation and electroacoustic music. He is the director of the CETL-funded postgraduate project "Post-Vernacular Musics", and founder and co-director of the practice-oriented research symposia "Music and Machines" with Sally Jane Norman, with whom he is currently curating and editing a themed issue of the Contemporary Music Review on "Resistant Materials in Musical Creativity". Collaborations with John Ferguson (and others) have been released on the web-label Clinical Archives - - catalogue numbers ca060 My Little Pop Group, ca155 Wormhole, and ca200 Clinical Jazz. He is also working on a new piece for solo guitar for the Swedish guitarist Magnus Andersson, and a duo for bass flute and guitar for Terje Thiwång and Stefan Östersjö.


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