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Black Music

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Black Music by LeRoi Jones
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A reissue of a classic, long out of print, featuring a highly provocative and profoundly insightful collection of essays on jazz criticism, the creative process and the development of a new way forward for black artists. Concentrating on the brilliant young jazz musicians of the 1960s, it includes writing on John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Sun Ra, Cecil Taylor and Thelonious Monk, among many others. A rich and vital collection comprised of essays, interviews, reviews, liner notes and personal impressions from 1959-1967.

Author Biography

LeRoi Jones (now known as Amiri Baraka) is the author of numerous books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. He was named Poet Laureate of New Jersey by the N.J. Commission on Humanities, from 2002-2004. His last two books of poetry, Somebody Blew Up America & Other Poems and Un Poco Low Coup received tremendous critical acclaim.
Release date Australia
January 1st, 2010
Author
Pages
253
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Akashic Books,U.S.
Dimensions
139x209x18
ISBN-13
9781933354934
Product ID
3706196

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