Africa Speaks, America Answers: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times

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Product Details

Price
$50.40
Publisher
Harvard
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.79 X 8.24 X 0.96 inches | 0.91 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780674046245

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About the Author

Robin D. G. Kelley is Gary B. Nash Professor of American History at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Author's Home: Beverly Hills, CA

Reviews

A fascinating and pathbreaking contribution to African diasporic and music studies. Africa Speaks, America Answers is a marvelous book.--Manthia Diawara, author of In Search of Africa
Kelley vividly captures this all-star quartet riffing on new alternatives within jazz. Filled with stories and songs that need to be heard, Africa Speaks, America Answers is an essential addition to any jazz library.--Jason Moran, jazz pianist, composer, and 2010 MacArthur Fellow
Africa Speaks, America Answers is an exquisitely rendered account of the lives of African and African American musicians, their music, and their worlds. Kelley transforms our understanding of jazz, the history of Africa and its diaspora, and the global circulation of culture.--Penny M. Von Eschen, author of Satchmo Blows Up the World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War
Continually surprising.--Peter Monaghan "Chronicle of Higher Education" (2/19/2012 12:00:00 AM)
An illuminating document.--Daniel Spicer "The Wire" (7/1/2013 12:00:00 AM)