My main research interests (aside from performing and composing) are:
Some of my published works include:
Reed, C. and Burrows, J. (in press) Coordination in Music and Economics: Free Improvisation as a Path Dependent Process. Oxford Handbook of Improvisation. George Lewis editor. Oxford University Press.
Burrows, J. (2011) Developing Community-based Music Initiatives. College Music Symposium. Vol. 49.
Burrows, J. (2008) Grow Yer’ Own: Innovative Approaches to Elementary School Band Repertoire. The BC Music Educator. Vol. 51, No. 1.
Burrows, J. (2007) TheValue of Community Music Education Programs. The BC Music Educator. Vol. 50, No. 3
Burrows, J. (2007) Reflections on playing and teaching. The BC Music Educator. Vol. 50, No. 2.
Burrows, J. (2004) Musical archetypes and the collective conscious: cognitive distribution and improvised music. Crtical Studies in Improvisation (inaugural issue). Guelph, Ontario: University of Guelph Press.
Burrows, J. (2004) Resonances: Exploring improvisationa nd its Implications for Music Education. PhD thesis, Simon Fraser University.
Burrows, J. (2003) Confronting existential questions: the benefits of free improvisation in jazz pedagogy. IAJE Jazz Research Proceedings 2003. Kansas: IAJE Press.