A sampling of the vast repertoire that Black folk musicians have contributed to the folk genre and the struggle for freedom and justice. Leon Bibb, Harry Belafonte, Paul Robeson, Odetta, Eric Bibb, Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, Toshi Reagon, to start..
Followers and chroniclers of jazz have long known Detroit as the home and source of a host of the music's finest practitioners. This new book documents much of that history, bringing the story up to today.
This classic treatment of the 1960s-1970s avant-garde jazz in the United States is an essential guide to one of the most dramatic, significant, and fruitful of modern American artistic movements. That movement's impact is still felt in music played in all styles all over the world.