Africa Speaks, America Answers: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times

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Harvard University Press, Mar 13, 2012 - Social Science - 266 pages
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This collective biography of four jazz musicians from Brooklyn, Ghana, and South Africa demonstrates how modern Africa reshaped jazz, how modern jazz helped form a new African identity, and how musical convergences and crossings altered the politics and culture of both continents.

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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

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