A night in Tunisia: imaginings of Africa in jazz

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Scarecrow Press, May 1, 1992 - Music - 244 pages
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.,."his economical writing style ... manages to pack lots of information - and opinion - into a few carefully chosen words ... Besides detail work well-grounded in scholarship...the author isn't afraid to interpolate such generalizations and speculations as he sees fit; he may be the Stephen Hawking of jazz criticism." - Bob Tarte, The Beat

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A night in Tunisia: imaginings of Africa in jazz

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Jazz buff Weinstein outlines the styles of 13 musicians while connecting their diverse sounds to an Afrocentric vision. This connection, he claims, runs deeper than most jazz writers acknowledge. The ... Read full review

Contents

Earliest Intimations of a Return to
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Madame Zzaj Testifies Why a Drum Is a Woman
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The Evolution of a Standard
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Copyright

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