9781422223741

African-American Musicians

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  • ISBN13:

    9781422223741

  • ISBN10:

    1422223744

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-01-01
  • Publisher: Mason Crest

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Summary

African Americans-famous and anonymous alike-have helped shape popular musical genres ranging from jazz and blues to rock 'n' roll and rap. This book provides a vivid account of that process, beginning with the work songs and spirituals of slaves and continuing up to the present.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
Wellspringsp. 9
Singing the Bluesp. 19
Jazz Up the Musicp. 27
The Modern Blues Ignite Rock 'n' Rollp. 35
Of R&B, Soul, and Funkp. 41
Hip-Hop and Beyondp. 49
Chapter Notesp. 56
Chronologyp. 58
Glossaryp. 59
Further Readingp. 60
Internet Resourcesp. 61
Indexp. 62
Contributorsp. 64
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