Black Music

Black Music

by Amiri Baraka, LeRoi Jones
     
 

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In brilliant discussions of black musicians from Billie Holiday and Thelonious Monk to Charlie Parker, Archie Shepp, Don Cherry, and Sun-Ra, LeRoi Jones examines each musician's personality, background, musical ambitions, accomplishments, and disappointments to illuminate both the context and spirit of jazz. See more details below

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In brilliant discussions of black musicians from Billie Holiday and Thelonious Monk to Charlie Parker, Archie Shepp, Don Cherry, and Sun-Ra, LeRoi Jones examines each musician's personality, background, musical ambitions, accomplishments, and disappointments to illuminate both the context and spirit of jazz.

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Stanley Dance
...[S]till has an immediacy from the fact that its author was listening to the "new music" in clubs and talking to the musicians.
JazzTimes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306808142
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
03/21/1998
Series:
Music Series
Edition description:
1 DA CAPO
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.59(d)

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