Blues people

Negro music in white America.
  • 244 Pages
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Morrow , New York, NY
Afro-Americans -- Music.,
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LC ClassificationsML3556 .J73
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21080932M
LC Control Number63-17688

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Tracing the influences and interactions of European and African genres. In Blues People Baraka explores the possibility that the history of black Americans can be traced through the evolution of their music. It is considered a classic work on jazz and blues music in American culture.

The book documents the effects of jazz and blues on American culture, at Author: Amiri Baraka. Jan 20,  · So says Amiri Baraka in the Introduction to Blues People, his classic work on the place of jazz and blues in American social, musical, economic, and cultural history.

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Blues People: Negro Music in White America. By LeRoi Jones. through the music that is most closely associated with him: blues and a later, but parallel development. Blues People: Negro Music in White America by Leroi Jones and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at dam-projects.com So says Amiri Baraka in the Introduction to Blues People, his classic work on the place of jazz and blues in American social, musical, economic, and cultural history.

From the music of African slaves in the United States through the music scene of the 's, Baraka traces the influence of what he calls "negro music" on white America -- not Format: Paperback. Jul 07,  · Tim Duffy started Music Maker Relief Foundation to support blues musicians lost to time and poverty.

He's also photographed their portraits for a. In Blues People Baraka explores the possibility that the history of black Americans can be traced through the evolution of their music. It is considered a classic work on jazz and blues music in American culture.

The book documents the effects jazz and blues on. Blues People: Negro Music in White America by LeRoi Jones, first published in by William Morrow, was the first book on blues written by an African-American critic.

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This study attempts to place jazz and the blues within the context of American social history. The author, Leroi Jones - also known as the poet Amiri Baraka - combines a knowledge of black American culture with his direct contact with many of the musicians who have provided the backbone to this vital strand of American 20th-century culture.

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And I make my analogy through the slave citizen’s music—through the music that is most closely associated with him: blues and a later, but parallel, development, jazz [If] the Negro represents, or is symbolic of, something in and.

Feb 03,  · If you are a total blues or jazz noobie, this book is not very through and tends to focus on more detailed subjects, you might find yourself lost, or juggling with different genres, time periods, and people. Personally, after reading this book, I saw a side of blues that I never knew and thus am more careful about what I call blues, or jazz 5/5(4).MUSI Assignment 2 “ Blues People and the Classic Blues” (Brackett, Chapter 6: pp.

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