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Personal profile

Research interests

Noel is Principal Lecturer (Programmes), Course Leader for the MBA, a professional jazz musician and founder and former co-editor of Arts and the Market (formally Arts Marketing an International Journal). Noel has a passion for learning and teaching and is an advocate of adopting creative methods in the classroom. He uses his musical experience to offer a creative approach to business education - specifically strategic management, entrepreneurship and leadership. He explores the dynamics of jazz improvisation and presents its relevance to organizations. Through music, he demonstrates the key characteristics of creative action to outline methods to develop improvisation and creativity within a business. He has facilitated many jazz workshops with organizations in the public and private sector and his highly creative approach has garnered significant interest from both the academic and business communities, including a recent feature in the Times Higher Educational Supplement.

 

Noel leads his own band and has played alongside the likes of Andy Sheppard, John Warren, Tommy Smith, John Surman, Mark Nightingale, Tim Garland, Pete Churchill, Dave O’Higgins, Jim Mullen, Bob Mintzer and Michael Garrick. His main musical influences include: Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Clifford Brown, Woody Shaw, Gerard Presencer, Paolo Fresu and Alex Sipiagin.

 

Noel also writes and records incidental music for TV (for Audio Network PLC) and works closely with renowned composer and producer- Bob Bradley. Noel and Bob’s music can be regularly heard on a variety of TV programmes, including Location, Location, Location, Gok Wan’s Fashion Fix, Top Gear, Hollyoaks, The One Show, The Gadget Show and on commercials such as the 2010 Panasonic Lumix TV advertisement.

 

Noel is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, The Chartered Management Institute and the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing. He is lead examiner for the IFY Business programmes delivered by the Northern Consortium UK (NCUK) and for the Marketing suite of programmes delivered at Stirling University, Scotland.

External positions

External Examiner

1 Sep 2016 → …

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Jazz Business & Economics
Improvisation Business & Economics
Market orientation Business & Economics
Marketing Arts & Humanities
Music Business & Economics
Art Business & Economics
Philosophy Arts & Humanities
Dualism Business & Economics

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Research Output 2003 2017

Performing jazz and the jazz constellation: Movements, moments and connections

Mordue, T. & Dennis, N., 1 Jun 2017, In : Marketing Theory. 17, 2, p. 241-257 17 p.

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Open Access
Jazz
Dualism
Art market
Positioning
Ecology

Ubiquitous Music: A Summary and Future Research Agenda. Marketing Theory

Oakes, S., Brownlie, D. & Dennis, N., 2014, In : Marketing Theory. p. 141-145 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Web-Based Forums and Metaphysical Branding’,

Oakes, S., Dennis, N. & Oakes, H., 2013, In : Journal of Marketing Management. 29, 5/6, p. 607-624 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aesthetics’ Live at RHUL! On the Work of Aesthetics in Producing the Listening Community

Brownlie, D., Dennis, N. & Oakes, S., 2011, In : European advances in consumer research. 9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle