Daily life of jazz musicians: An analysis based on labour and status

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Bursa Uludağ University, SOSYAL BİLİMLER ENSTİTÜSÜ, Turkey

Approval Date: 2019

Thesis Language: Turkish

Student: Emre Aydın



In this study, the first part is analysing founders of music sociology and seeks for practical theoretical frameworks. The second part seeks for the relation between labour market, social stratification and daily life by using theoretical frameworks analysed in the first part. Participant observations and face to face interviews are conducted to get information. It has been found that musicians are precarious in labour market which may cause sustainability problems in their daily life. Another relevant finding argued in the conclusion part is musicians aren’t sharing common cultural norms.