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African American jazz and rap : social and philosophical examinations of Black expressive behavior

Author: James L Conyers
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2001.
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This collection of essays offers an interdisciplinary study of jazz and rap as they relate to black culture in America. Each essay offers insight and thoughtful discourse on these popular musical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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African American jazz and rap.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2001
(OCoLC)606480553
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James L Conyers
ISBN: 0786408286 9780786408283
OCLC Number: 44841663
Description: vii, 256 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Toward an Afrocentric approach to the study of jazz and rap music. Metatheory and methodology: appraising the Black experience / James L. Conyers, Jr. ; The role of criticism in Black popular culture / Warren C. Swindell --
pt. 2. "All that jazz": history, culture, performers, instruments, and political functionality. "And all that jazz" has African roots! / Learthen Dorsey ; Jazz antecedents / Eddie S. Meadows ; The life and jazz style of Blue Mitchell / Charles I. Miller ; Jazz guitar: ain't no jazz / George Walker and Mondo Eyen we Langa ; The social roots of African American music: 1950-1970 / Thomas J. Porter ; Jazz musicians in postwar Europe and Japan / Larry Ross --
pt. 3. Jazz expressions in dance and literature. African American dance and music / Samuel A. Floyd, Jr. ; Lady sings the blues: Toni Morrison and the jazz/blues aesthetic / Gloria T. Randle ; Al Young: jazz griot / Michael Carroll --
pt. 4. Rap music as art form, social-political commentary, and economic commodity. The rhythm of rhyme: a look at rap music as an art form from a jazz perspective / Reginald Thomas ; At the vanguard: African American life as seen through the music of selected rap and jazz artists / Andrew P. Smallwood ; Africana cosmology, ethos, and rap: a social study of Black popular culture / James L. Conyers, Jr. --
pt. 5. Toward the future: educating future generations and preserving cultural traditions. Can you sing jazz? perception and appreciation of jazz music among African American young adults / Nancy J. Dawson ; Hip-hop and the rap music industry / Tshombe Walker ; Ethnomusicology and the African American tradition / George L. Starks, Jr. ; Reflections on Sterling Stuckey's Slave culture: understanding Pan Afrikan Nationalism as a cultural force / Ahati N.N. Touré.
Responsibility: edited by James L. Conyers, Jr. ; introduction by James B. Stewart.

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