Charlie Dahan – Curriculum Vitae

Charlie Dahan in front of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum (August 2014)

Charlie Dahan in front of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum (August 2014)

Charlie B. Dahan
Professor
Recording Industry
Middle Tennessee State University
Email: cdahan {at} mtsu {dot} edu
Office Phone: 615 898 5809

Research Interests

Gennett Records / Starr Piano Company
Independent Record Labels (Contemporary and Historical)
American Music History Preservation and Archives
Pre-War Recording Industry History
Independent Artist & Direct to Consumer Sales and Marketing

Academic Background

PhD., Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, Public History, currently enrolled.  Courses taken: Essentials of Archive Management, Historiography, Historical Preservation, Historical Research Writing, Public History Seminar, and Recordings in Cultural Context.

M.M.  Purchase College,  Purchase, NY,  Music Production,  2000.

B.A.  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,  Chapel Hill, NC,  History,  1992.

Work Experience

Academic

Professor, Middle Tennessee State University (August, 2007 – Present).  Recording Industry Department.  Courses taught include Cyber PR in the Entertainment Industry, Survey of the Recording Industry, Independent Label Operations and History, History of the Recording Industry, and Marketing of Sound Recordings.

Assistant Professor, The State University of New York at Oneonta (January, 2001 – August, 2007).  Music Industry Department.

Non-Academic

Talent Agent, The Roots Agency (2000-2001 and 2008 – 2011).

President and Secretary, Larchmont Recordings, Inc. (2001 – 2009).

Owner / Agent, The Dahan Agency (2007 – 2009).

A&R Director, Shanachie Entertainment Corp (1994 –  2000).

Service

National Advisory Board, Starr-Gennett Foundation. 2009 – present

Social Media Editor & Online Media Committee, Association for Recorded Sound Collections.  2015 – current

Gennett Discography

Researching the complete discographical output of Gennett Records, its affiliates, and its studios with T. Malcolm Rockwell.

WordPress Blog

Facebook Fan Page

 

Professional Memberships

Association for Recorded Sound Collections, 2004-current, Social Media Editor (2015 – current)

Starr Gennett Foundation, 2003-current, National Advisory Board (2010 – current)

Society for American Archivists, 2014 – current

Tennessee Folklore Society, 2014 – current

Intellectual Contributions

Textbooks and Chapters

Dahan, Charlie, Ariel Hyatt, and Richard Meitin. Cyber PR for Musicians: Teachers Guide. (2013).

Hutchinson, T., Macy, A., & Allen, P. (2009). “The Marketing Plan”,  Record Label Marketing, Second Edition, (pp. 426-433). Focal Press.

Baskerville, D. (2006). “Record Production”,  Music Business Handbook and Career Guide. Sage Publications.

Baskerville, D. (2006). “Concert Production”,  Music Business Handbook and Career Guide. Sage Publication.

Baskerville, D. (2006). “Record Labels”,  Music Business Handbook and Career Guide. Sage Publications.

Baskerville, D. (2006). “Career Development”,  Music Business Handbook and Career Guide. Sage Publications.

Discipline-Based Scholarship – Articles

Dahan, C.B. (2011). Bailey’s Lucky Seven, 1921-1926.   Starr Gennett Foundation Walk of Fame Commemorative Program and Starr Gennett Website.

Dahan, C. B. (2009).  Straight From The Vault: April 2009: From Sarah Vaughan to Little Richard.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2009).  Artie Shaw, 1910-2004.   Starr Gennett Foundation Walk of Fame Commemorative Program and Starr Gennett Website.

Dahan, C. B. (2008).  The Journey of Okeh Records.   Crazy Blues: A Celebration of Okeh Records CD Liner Notes Essay.

Dahan, C. B. & Rockwell, T. M. (2008).  Research In Progress: The Starr Gennett Records Discography.   Association for Recorded Sound Collections Journal, 39 (2).

Dahan, C. B. (2007).  Straight From The Vault: DVD Round-Up: Ahmet Ertegun, Les Paul, Cowboy Jack Clement, Johnny Cash Christmas Specials and Before The Music Dies.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2007).  House Rockin’ and Blues Rockin’; Celebrating 15 Years of the Rhythm Room.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2006).  Straight From The Vault: January 2006.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2006).  Best Jazz Reissues for 2005.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B.. (2005). Prestige Profile Series ReviewAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Jimbo Mathus: Knockdown South.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Superstars Line-up at Shout Factory.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Straight From The Vault: Fall 2005 Edition.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Three Classic Riversides Reissued.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Shout Factory Strikes Gold in Bethlehem Vault.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Straight From The Vault: May and June 2005.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Jazz Reissue Round Up.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  New Orleans Style.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Combing The Fantasy Records Vault: The Prestige Profile Reissue Series.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Straight From The Vault: October 2005.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Herb Alpert’s Triple Play.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005). Review: Various Artists, Doo Wop Box from Shout! Factory All About Jazz

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Straight From The Vault: March 2005.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: February 2005.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Straight From The Vault: November 2005.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2004). The Contemporary Records StoryAll About Jazz

Dahan, C.B. (2004). Bunch of Blues Releases for 2004All About Jazz

Dahan, C.B. (2004). John Fahey: The Best of John Fahey, volume 2, 1964-1983All About Jazz

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: June 2004.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2004). Dexter Gordon: The Complete Prestige Recordings. All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Ultimate Savoy Jazz Instrumentals.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Biograph Blues Reissues: Rev. Gary Davis and Bukka White.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2004). Arild Andersen: Rarum XIX: Selected Recordings.  All About Jazz

Dahan, C.B. (2004).Monica Mancini, et. al.: Ultimate ManciniAll About Jazz

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Biograph Blues Reissues.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2004). Cal Tjader: The Best of Concord Years.  All About Jazz

Dahan, C.B. (2004).  Ultimate Savoy Instrument Collections: Groovin High and Good Time Blues.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Combing the Gennett Vault: Bailey’s Lucky Seven.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2004).  Voices of Concord Jazz: Live at MontreuxAll About Jazz

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: April – June 2004.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2004).  Straight from the Vault: April 6th – April 27thAll About Jazz

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: January 20 – February 24.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2004). Guy Davis: LegacyAll About Jazz

Dahan, C. B. (2004). Two Concord Two-fers: Charlie Byrd and Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: Bunch of New Blues.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: Fall 2004 Edition.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: February-March 2004 Highlights.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: March 2nd – March 30th.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: April 2004.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Extended Analysis: Doctors, Professors, Kings And Queens From New Orleans.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: May 2004.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: Summer 2004 Edition.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Combing the Bluebird Catalog: Bluebird Double Centennial Collections: Fats Waller and Glenn Miller.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2003). Long John Baldry: Remembering Leadbelly. All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2003).  Blue Note and Verve Team for a ‘Definitive Artist’ Series.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2003).  Galactic: RuckusAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2003). Deanna Bogart: Timing is EverythingAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2003). Anita O’Day: There’s Only One…. All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2003).  James Blood Ulmer: No Escape From The BluesAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2003). Earl King: Come On: The Complete Imperial RecordingsAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2003). Dizzy Gillespie: MatrixAll About Jazz

Dahan, C.B. (2003). Duke Robillard: Living with The BluesAll About Jazz

Dahan, C.B. (2003). Susan Tedeschi: Wait For MeAll About Jazz

Dahan, C.B. (2003).  Various Artists: Straight from the 6th WardAll About Jazz

Dahan, C.B. (2003)  Various Artists: Jazz MemoriesAll About Jazz

Dahan, C.B. (2003). Ronnie Earl: I Feel Like Goin’ OnAll About Jazz

Dahan, C. B. (2003).  Music Biz 101: Recording Your Own Record Like the Pros: Basic Tracks.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2003).  Music Biz 101: The Taming of the Internet Wild WestAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2003).  Music Biz 101: Recording Your Own Record Like the Pros: Basic Tracks.   Revolving Door Magazine.

Dahan, C. B. (2003).  Music Biz 101: The Taming of the Internet Wild West.   Revolving Door Magazine.

Dahan, C. B. (2003).  Music Biz 101: Finding a Gig.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2003).  Combing the Gennett Vault: King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2003).  Tony Monaco Trio: Intimately Live at the 501All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2003).  James Moody: The Teachers.  All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2002).  Charlie Christian: The Genius of the Electric Guitar.  All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2002). Dizzy Gillespie: Odyssey 1945-1952. All About Jazz

Dahan, C.B. (2002).  Lester Young: The Complete Savoy Recordings.  All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2002).Billie Holiday and Lester Young: A Musical Romance.  All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B.  Billie Holiday: Lady Day Swings.  All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2002).  Various Artists: Savoy – 60th Anniversary – TimelessAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2002).  Charlie Parker: Best of The Complete Live Performances on SavoyAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2002). Duke Ellington, et al.: 1969: All-Star White House Tribute to Duke EllingtonAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2002).  Louis Armstrong: The Best of the Hot Five and Hot Seven RecordingsAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2002). Louis Armstrong: Satch Blows The BluesAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2002). Jimmy Smith: The Fantastic Jimmy SmithAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2002).  Red Norvo: The Modern Red NorvoAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2002).  Jimmy Thackery and Tab Benoit: Whiskey StoreAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2002). Willie King and the Liberators: Living in a New WorldAll About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2002).  Cedar Walton Trio featuring Dale Barlow: Manhattan After Hours. All About Jazz.

Dahan, C.B. (2002). Deanna Bogart: Live Review.  All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2002).  Willie King Review.   Blues Review.

Dahan, C. B. (2002).  Unsung Heroes: Producer and Entrepreneur In Jazz: Ross Russell.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2001).  Legends of The Biz: Ross Russell.   Music Biz Magazine.

Dahan, C. B. (2001).  Legends of The Biz: Ahmet Ertegun.   Music Biz Magazine.

Dahan, C. B. (2001).  Legends of The Biz: Sam Phillips.   Music Biz Magazine.

Dahan, C. B. (2001).  Legends of The Biz: An Interview with the Man Who Brought the Beatles to America, Sid Bernstein.   Music Biz Magazine.

Dahan, C. B. (2001).  Legends of The Biz: John Hammond.   Music Biz Magazine.

Dahan, C. B. (2001).  Unsung Heroes: Jazz Impresario John Hammond.   All About Jazz.

Chapters, Cases, Readings, Supplements

Case Study

Dahan, Charlie, et al.  ADVANCED CYBER PR DOVE AWARDS 2012 CYBER PR CASE STUDY  (2012).

Presentations of Non-Refereed Papers

National

Dahan, C. B. (2014, September). “Big Bill Broonzy.” Starr Gennett Foundation Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony, Richmond, Indiana.

Dahan, C. B. (2013, September). “William Jennings Bryan.” Starr Gennett Foundation Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony, Richmond, Indiana.

Dahan, C. B. (2013, September). “Pace Jubilee Singers.” Starr Gennett Foundation Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony, Richmond, Indiana.

Dahan, C. B. (2010, September). “Bailey’s Lucky Seven.” Starr Gennett Foundation Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony, Richmond, Indiana.

Dahan, C. B. (2010, September). “Charley Patton.” Starr Gennett Foundation Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony, Richmond, Indiana.

Grants

Research

2014 – Dahan, C.B., MTSU Faculty Research and Creative Activity Grant.  Grant to research and collect Gennett related materials from the Berea College Doc Roberts Collection, the Indiana Historical Society‘s John Mackenzie collection, and the Gennett family archives.

2010 – Dahan, C. B. & Rockwell, T.M., MTSU Faculty Research and Creative Activity Grant.  Grant provided to research and organize the Champion Records Royalty Statements from the Institute for Jazz Studies.

2009 – Dahan, C. B. & Rockwell, T.M., Starr Gennett Foundation Research Grant.

2008 – Dahan, C. B. & Rockwell, T.M., Starr Gennett Foundation Research Grant.

2007 – Dahan, C. B. & Rockwell, T.M., Starr Gennett Foundation Research Grant.

2006 – Dahan, C. B. & Rockwell, T.M., Starr Gennett Foundation Research Grant.

2005 – Dahan, C. B., Association of Record Sound Collections (ARSC) Research Grant.

2005 – Dahan, C. B. & Rockwell, T.M., Starr Gennett Foundation Research Grant.

2004 – Dahan, C. B., Gennett Records and Studio Discography.

Creative Activities

International

2008 – This album features recording by Regina Spektor, Chris Barron, John Abercrombie, Michael Hill, The Hellhounds, Cyrill, Jenny O and others. Executive and Co-Producer, author of liner notes and package design, Various Artists ‘Celebration of Okeh Records’.

2007 – Executive Producer. Co-release with Shantytown Records., Joe Ferry & The Big Ska Band ’55:22′.

Service

Service to the Profession

Board Member: Advisory Board

2010-current:  Starr Gennett Foundation, Richmond, Indiana.

* Consult on various historical accuracy issues such as the ‘Walk of Fame’ and various articles and CD releases throughout the year.
* Attend annual board meeting in Richmond, Indiana
* Attend annual Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony
* Author articles and Inductees biographies
* Serve as ‘on call’ historian for the foundation, Richmond, Indiana (International).

Chair: Conference / Track / Program

2008:  Southeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference.  Served as conference co-chair. This was the inaugural conference held by this organization. I secured funding, a location, artists and panelists, etc., Murfreesboro, Tennessee (Regional).

Member: Committee/Task Force

2004:  Cultural Economy Initiative Sponsored by Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu and the Department of Culture, Re, New Orleans, Louisiana (State).

 

Professional Certifications

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