The Music of Black Americans: A History
ISBN: 0393971414
EAN13: 9780393971415
Language: English
Publication Date: January 17, 1997
Pages: 704
Dimensions: 1.30" H x 9.30" L x 5.80" W
Weight: 2.20 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Beginning with the arrival of the first Africans in the English colonies, Eileen Southern weaves a fascinating narrative of intense musical activity. As singers, players, and composers, black American musicians are fully chronicled in this landmark book. Now in the third edition, the author has brought the entire text up to date and has added a wealth of new material covering the latest developments in gospel, blues, jazz, classical, crossover, Broadway, and rap as they relate to African American music.