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John Coltrane and Black America's Quest for Freedom: Spirituality and the MusicEdited by Leonard L. BrownOxford University Press
Edited by prominent musician and scholar Leonard Brown, John Coltrane and Black America's Quest for Freedom: Spirituality and the Music is a timely exploration...
Oxford Reading TreeI came to Britain From JamaicaOxford University Press
Nice kids book.  s/hand paperback booklet
The Latin TingeBy John Storm RobertsOxford University Press
This is the definitive book on Latin Music in the US and especially New York. Rumba to Mambo, Descarga to Latin Soul, this book clearly and concisely tells...
Tears Into WineJ. S. Bach's Cantata 21 in its Musical and Theological ContextsOxford University Press
Import USA Hardback editionIn 1714, the 29 year-old Johann Sebastian Bach was promoted to the position of concertmaster at the ducal court of Weimar. This...
Talking 'Bout Your MamaThe Dozens, Snaps, And The Deep Roots Of RapOxford University Press
Import USA Paperback edition book From Two Live Crew's controversial comedy to Ice Cube's gangsta styling and the battle rhymes of a streetcorner cypher,...
The Synthesizerby John BatesOxford University Press
Original hardback book
Ruth FeldsteinHow It Feels To Be Free: Black Women Entertainers And The Civil Rights MovementOxford University Press
In How It Feels to Be Free, Ruth Feldstein examines celebrated black women performers, illuminating the risks they took, their roles at home and abroad,...
New AtlantisMusicians Battle For The Survival Of New OrleansOxford University Press
At its most intimate level, music heals our emotional wounds and inspires us. At its most public, it unites people across cultural boundaries. But can...
The Jazz TraditionBy Martin WilliamsOxford University Press
Second-hand ex-library hardback book, U.S. edition. Missing dustcover
Famine And ForeignersEthiopia Since Live Aid Oxford University Press
The terrible 1984 famine in Ethiopia focused the world's attention on the country and the issue of aid as never before. Anyone over the age of 30 remembers...
Thriving on a RiffJazz and Blues Influences in African American Literature and Film Oxford University Press
AMERICAN LARGE FORMAT PAPERBACK OVER 30% OFF RRP!! From the Harlem Renaissance to the present, African American writers have drawn on the rich heritage...
Mastering ChristianityMissionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic WorldOxford University Press
Beginning in 1701, missionary-minded Anglicans launched one of the earliest and most sustained efforts to Christianize the enslaved people of Britain's...
Beyond A Love SupremeJohn Coltrane and the Legacy of an AlbumOxford University Press
AMAZON PRICE £11.99 JUL 2015 Recorded by his quartet in a single session in 1964, John Coltrane's A Love Supreme is widely considered...
The DozensA History Of Rap's MamaOxford University Press
Elijah Wald's book looks at the tradition of African American street rhyming and verbal combat that ruled urban neighborhoods long before rap: the viciously...
Hi-De-HoThe Life Of Cab CallowayOxford University Press
Clad in white tie and tails, dancing and scatting his way through the "Hi-de-ho" chorus of "Minnie the Moocher," Cab Calloway exuded a sly charm...
Harlem Renaissance Lives: From the African American National BiographyOxford University Press
The Harlem Renaissance is the best known and most widely studied cultural movement in African American history. Now, in Harlem Renaissance Lives, esteemed...
Music From Behind The BridgeSteelband Spirit and Politics in Trinidad and TobagoOxford University Press
Music from behind the Bridge tells the story of the steelband from the point of view of musicians who overcame the disadvantages of poverty and prejudice...
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Music In The Hispanic CaribbeanExperiencing Music, Expressing CultureOxford University Press
The Spanish-speaking islands of Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic make up a relatively small region, but their musical and cultural traditions...
In Search Of The Black FantasticPolitics And Popular Culture In The Post-Civil Rights EraOxford University Press
Prior to the 1960s, when African Americans had little access to formal political power, black popular culture was commonly seen as a means of forging community...
Secrets, Gossip And GodsThe Transformation Of Brazilian CandombleOxford University Press
In this wide-ranging book, Paul C Johnson explores the changing, hidden face of the Afro-Brazilian indigenous religion of Candomble. Despite its importance...