Cross The Water Blues

Author: Neil A. Wynn
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 9781604735475
Size: 47.81 MB
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This unique collection of essays examines the flow of African American music and musicians across the Atlantic to Europe from the time of slavery to the twentieth century.

African American Music

Author: Hansonia LaVerne Caldwell
Publisher: Ikoro Communications, Incorporated
Size: 15.20 MB
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Presented in a manner that is accessible to both musicians & non-musicians, this inspiring volume highlights the rare & the popular facts about black musical heritage, aligning them with social, cultural, technological & political events ...

Lift Every Voice

Author: Burton W. Peretti
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 074256469X
Size: 64.66 MB
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Lift Every Voice traces the roots of black music in Africa and slavery and its evolution in the United States from the end of slavery to the present day. The music's creators, consumers, and distributors are all part of the story.

African American Music

Author: Mellonee V. Burnim
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317934423
Size: 39.43 MB
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With contributions by leading scholars in the field, the work brings together analyses of African American music based on ethnographic fieldwork, which privileges the voices of the music-makers themselves, woven into a richly textured ...

Issues In African American Music

Author: Portia K. Maultsby
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315472074
Size: 79.79 MB
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Bringing together the viewpoints of ethnomusicologists, historians, and performers, these essays cover topics including the music industry, women and gender, and music as resistance, and explore the stories of music creators and their ...

Such Sweet Thunder

Author: Mark Baszak
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 0972678506
Size: 17.20 MB
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This volume documents eleven years of the festival--"from 1989 to1999--"with a stimulating range of essays and panel discussions. The text is complemented by superb black-and-white photographs of the participants.

Paris Blues

Author: Andy Fry
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022613895X
Size: 12.24 MB
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In Paris Blues, Andy Fry provides an alternative history of African American music and musicians in France, one that looks beyond familiar personalities and well-rehearsed stories.

Encyclopedia Of African American Music

Author: Tammy Kernodle
Publisher: Greenwood
ISBN: 9780313342004
Size: 57.65 MB
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African Americans' historical roots are encapsulated in the lyrics, melodies, and rhythms of their music. In the 18th and 19th centuries, African slaves, longing for emancipation, expressed their hopes and dreams through spirituals.