Ethnomusicologizing: Essays on Music in the New Paradigms

Ethnomusicologizing: Essays on Music in the New Paradigms

by Bill Banfield

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ISBN-13: 9781442229716
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/16/2015
Series: African American Cultural Theory and Heritage Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Bill Banfield serves as professor of Africana Studies / Music and Society, composition, and graduate history studies at the Berklee College of Music. He is director of the Center for Africana Studies. An award-winning composer, former Pulitzer Prize judge, jazz guitarist, recording artist, and public radio show host, he is the author of six books on music, arts, cultural criticism, and history.

Table of Contents

Keeping the Core Creative Soul-Spirit
Part 1: Theory: Music Thinking Theories, Teaching, and Approaches
Chapter 1: Ethnomusicologizing: The Way Forward, Cultural Relevancy
Chapter 2: Ethnomusicology Studies in Music Culture
Chapter 3: Popular Music Culture: How to Teach and Reach within Popular Music
Chapter 4: Black Music Matters
Chapter 5: Notes From Cuba
Chapter 6: The “I Theory”
Part 2: History: Backbones, Songs
Chapter 7: A Progressive View of American Popular Music History, 1948-2014
Chapter 8: American Mavericks Interviews
Chapter 9: Harlem Renaissance 1920-1935: Artistry, Aesthetics, Politics and Popular Culture
Chapter 10: CBMR Letter
Chapter 11: Mom, Dad, and the Making of Symphony 10 with Sweet Honey In The Rock
Part 3: Culture: New Standards, Cultural Critique
Chapter 12: Wake up! What Time is It Really? Who Turns it Up, Down, and Back?: Values on The Cultural Dial
Chapter 13: Does Our Music Still Bring The Good News Of The Day?
Chapter 14: On The Crisis of Popular Arts and Society: Steps Ahead
Chapter 15: The Problem With Jazz
Chapter 16: Review of George Lewis, Les Exercices Spirituels
Chapter 17: Don’t Use the “J word”: Jazz in its Connections to Culture and Meaning
Chapter 18: From Hip-Hop To Zombie Nation
Chapter 19: Critical Culture Concerns Today
Chapter 20: The Songs We Need To Be Hearing Again: Music Culture and A Musician’s Credo To Citizenry
Postlude: Afterthought on Ethnomusicologizing

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