2014. Gunderson, Frank. “Musical Labor Performed in Northwest Tanzania.” Smithsonian Folkways Magazine ( Fall).

2014. Gunderson, Frank. “Rumba Kiserebuka! Evoking embodied temporalities through Tanzanian zilipendwa” (2014). The world of music (new series), Volume 3, Issue 1.

2013. Gunderson, Frank. “Expressive Bodies / Controlling Impulses: The ‘Dance’ Between Official Culture and Musical Resistance during the Colonial Era in Western Tanzania.” Soundings: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Humanities. Vol. 96, No. 2.

2008. Gunderson, Frank. “‘We Will Leave Signs’: The Intertextual Song Praxis of Elephant Hunters (Bayege) within the Greater Sukuma Region of Western Tanzania.” History and Anthropology Vol 19:4.


2008. Gunderson, Frank. “Music and Performance on Nineteenth Century Long-Distance Sukuma-Nyamwezi Caravans to the Swahili Coast.” African Music. Vol 8:2.


2004. Gunderson, Frank. “Applying Memetics to the Historical Understanding of the African Diasporan Music Culture of North America.” Black Praxis – Reading, Writing, and Rhythm-ning Diaspora. Vol. 1. pp 1-15.


2001. Gunderson, Frank. “From ‘Dances with Porcupines’ to ‘Twirling a Hoe’: Musical Labor Transformed in Sukumaland, Tanzania.” Africa Today. Special issue on Musical Performance in Africa: “Old Music and Dance for New Needs: Local Performative Responses to New African Realities.” 48:4. pp 1-29. 


“Subjective Realities of Musical Fieldwork in Northwestern Tanzania: An anecdote.” The Journal of the International Institute. Vol.8:2. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan

1996. Gunderson, Frank. “Laura Boulton as Musical Raconteur, 1935-1941.” ReSound. Vol 15 #3. October. (1996)