Dr. Caniato is the author of The Jazz Ensemble Companion: a Guide to Outstanding Big Band Arrangements Selected by Some of the Foremost Jazz Educators (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009) rowman.com/Action/Search/_/caniato/?term=caniato and of various papers such as
Further Considerations on “Crescendo” Form in Some of Duke Ellington’s Swing Era Works. Dutch-Flemish Society for Music Theory, 12th International Conference, Conservatory of Amsterdam, March 13, 2010.
“A View from All Sides: Articulation of Form in the Music of Bill Holman”
International Jazz Composers’ Symposium, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL March 9-11, 2006.
“Outstanding Charts for Jazz Ensemble: Data from a Recent Survey”
International Association of Jazz Educators, Long Beach, California, 2005. Published in the 2005 IAJE Jazz Research Proceedings Yearbook, Manhattan, KS (PDF)
“Beyond Constant Pulse in Jazz: Expansion of Bass Function in Gil Evans”
International Association of Jazz Educators, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2003. Published in the 2003 IAJE Jazz Research Proceedings Yearbook, Manhattan, KS (PDF)
“The Jazz Conductor’s Baton: A Violinist’s Bow or a Drummer’s Stick?” College Music Society Northeast Chapter 17th annual meeting, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA, April 6-7, 2002.
“From Popular Song To Jazz Composition: Thelonious Monk’s Ruby, My Dear”.
published in the Annual Review of Jazz Studies #10, Scarecrow Press, Rutgers University, 2000.