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Musical echoes : South African women thinking in jazz

Author: Carol Ann Muller; Sathima Bea Benjamin
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2011.
Series: Refiguring American music.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life story of the outstanding jazz vocalist Sathima Bea Benjamin sheds light on South African jazz history, women in jazz, and American music as a transnational art form.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Muller, Carol Ann.
Musical echoes.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011021957
(OCoLC)700406656
Named Person: Sathima Bea Benjamin; Sathima Bea Benjamin; Sathima Bea Benjamin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Ann Muller; Sathima Bea Benjamin
ISBN: 9780822348917 0822348918 9780822349143 0822349140 9780822393641 0822393646
OCLC Number: 700406656
Notes: Series edited by Ronald Radano and Josh Kun.
Description: xxix, 348 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: A tribute by Abdullah Ibrahim: "Sathima" --
Sathima : my life's journey as a jazz singer --
Beginnings --
A home within --
Call: recollecting a musical past --
Response: entanglement in race and music --
Cape jazz --
Call: popular music, dance bands, and jazz --
Response: imagining musical lineage through Duke and Billie --
Jazz migrancy --
Call: musicians abroad --
Response: a new African diaspora --
A new york embrace --
Call: coming to the city --
Response: women thinking in jazz, or the poetics of a musical self --
Returning home? --
Call: Cape Town love/an archeology of popular song --
Response: jazz history as living history --
Musical echoes --
Call: Sathima's musical echo --
Response: reflections on echo --
Outcomes : jazz in the world.
Series Title: Refiguring American music.
Responsibility: Carol Ann Muller & Sathima Bea Benjamin.

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