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The Resource African American jazz and rap : social and philosophical examinations of Black expressive behavior, edited by James L. Conyers, Jr. ; introduction by James B. Stewart

African American jazz and rap : social and philosophical examinations of Black expressive behavior, edited by James L. Conyers, Jr. ; introduction by James B. Stewart

Label
African American jazz and rap : social and philosophical examinations of Black expressive behavior
Title
African American jazz and rap
Title remainder
social and philosophical examinations of Black expressive behavior
Statement of responsibility
edited by James L. Conyers, Jr. ; introduction by James B. Stewart
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
781.65/089/96073
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3508
LC item number
.A47 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Conyers, James L
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz
  • Rap (Music)
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
Label
African American jazz and rap : social and philosophical examinations of Black expressive behavior, edited by James L. Conyers, Jr. ; introduction by James B. Stewart
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
ocm44841663
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 256 p.
Isbn
9780786408283
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
00064618
System control number
(Sirsi) ACA-0681
Label
African American jazz and rap : social and philosophical examinations of Black expressive behavior, edited by James L. Conyers, Jr. ; introduction by James B. Stewart
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
ocm44841663
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 256 p.
Isbn
9780786408283
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
00064618
System control number
(Sirsi) ACA-0681

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