GLS Advisory Committee Term: 2019-2022
Thomas Brothers is Professor of Music. He joined the faculty at Duke in 1991 after completing his Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley. He has published three books on Louis Armstrong, most recently Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism (W.W. Norton, 2014). In addition to African American music, Professor Brothers also teaches music of the medieval and renaissance periods. His most recent book, Help! The Beatles, Duke Ellington, and the Magic of Collaboration, was published in 2018.