Stein Helge Solstad published on Routledge
The music Associate professor from the Department of Cultural studies at VUC got his monograph Expertise in Jazz Guita Improvisation: A Cognitive Approach published at well renound Routledge.
The monograph is based on Solstad's PHD from 2015.
From Routledge: "Dr. Stein Helge Solstad is an Associate professor at Volda University College in Norway, where he teaches and also leads the research group - Creative Learning Processes in Music. His main research interest is expertise and cognition, mainly related to jazz improvisation.
Research stays include working as a visiting scholar at Columbia University in the city of New York (USA) in 2010/11 and as an independent researcher in Brisbane (Australia) in 2018. Working with expertise and jazz improvisation has involved fieldwork with some of the finest jazz guitarists on the scene today, and his book «Strategies in Jazz Guitar Improvisation – A Cognitive Approach» (Routledge 2020) deals mainly with this subject.
He has released two solo CDs with original music and contributes to other musicians' recordings as well. He composes and arranges music for jazz, musical and theatre performances. He has been a co-author of research articles, including fields like digital competence and research education (attached to the Western Norway Graduate School of Educational Research II)"