Roots Of Black Music

by Ashenafi Kebede
Roots Of Black Music

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This authoritative and fascinating study of the origins of black music reflects the author's own life experiences growing up in Ethiopia, fieldwork in Africa, and a wealth of research in the US. Tracing the development of songs, instrumental music, dance, blues, and jazz, the book includes biographical sketches of some of the most outstanding musicians of Africa and North America. Essential for all with an interest in black music.
About the book

This authoritative and fascinating study of the origins of black music reflects the author's own life experiences growing up in Ethiopia, fieldwork in Africa, and a wealth of research in the US. Tracing the development of songs, instrumental music, dance, blues, and jazz, the book includes biographical sketches of some of the most outstanding musicians of Africa and North America. Essential for all with an interest in black music.