The African diaspora : a musical perspective / edited by Ingrid Monson

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Subjects: Blacks--Music--History and criticism
Music--Africa--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Garland Pub., 2000
Series: Garland reference library of the humanities ;Critical and cultural musicology v. 1995.v. 3
Garland reference library of the humanities vol. 1995
Garland reference library of the humanities. Critical and cultural musicology v. 3
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: viii, 366 p. : ill., music ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Series Editor's Foreword / Martha Feldman
1. Introduction / Ingrid Monson 1
2. Jazz Performance as Ritual: The Blues Aesthetic and the African Diaspora / Travis A. Jackson 23
3. Communities of Style: Musical Figures of Black Diasporic Identity / Veit Erlmann 83
4. Jazz on the Global Stage / Jerome Harris 103
5. Women, Music, and the "Mystique" of Hunters in Mali / Lucy Duran 137
6. Mamaya: Renewal and Tradition in Maninnka Music of Kankan, Guinea (1935-45) / Lansine Kaba, Eric Charry 187
7. Concepts of Neo-African Music as Manifested in the Yoruba Folk Opera / Akin Euba 207
8. They Just Need Money: Goods and Gods, Power and Truth in a West African Village / Steven Cornelius 243
9. Militarism in Haitian Music / Gage Averill, Yuen-Ming David Yih 267
10. Musical Revivals and Social Movements in Contemporary Martinique: Ideology, Identity, Ambivalence / Julian Gerstin 295
11. Art Blakey's African Diaspora / Ingird Monson 329
Contributors 353
Index 357
Additional Authors: Monson, Ingrid T. (Ingrid Tolia)
Notes: LCCN: 99045341
ISBN: 0815323824 (alk. paper)
Contents: Jazz performance as ritual: the blues aesthetic and the African diaspora / Travis A. Jackson -- Communities of style: musical figures of Black diasporic identity / Veit Erlmann -- Jazz on the global stage / Jerome Harris -- Women, music, and the "mystique" of hunters in Mali / Lucy Durán -- Mamaya: renewal and tradition in Maninnka music of Kankan, Guinea (1935-45) / Lansiné Kaba and Eric Charry -- Concepts of neo-African music as manifested in the Yoruba folk opera / Akin Euba -- They just need money: goods and gods, power and truth in a west African village / Steven Cornelius -- Militarism in Haitian music / Gage Averill and Yuen-Ming David Yih -- Musical revivals and social movements in contemporary Martinique: ideology, identity, ambivalence / Julian Gerstin -- Art Blakey's African diaspora / Ingrid Monson
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 42291009
ISBN/ISSN: 0815323824