Black Music

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Akashic Books, Jan 1, 2010 - Music - 240 pages
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The long-awaited reissue of the sequel to Amiri Baraka's seminal work, Blues People.
 

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Contents

Introduction
11
Jazz and the White Critic
15
Mintons
27
The Dark Lady of the Sonnets
31
Recent Monk
33
Three Ways to Play the Saxophone
43
A Day With Roy Haynes
51
Sonny Rollins
62
Cecil Taylor
128
Apple Cores 1
131
Apple Cores 2
140
Apple Cores 3
145
Apple Cores 4
152
Apple Cores 5 The Burton Greene Affair
157
Apple Cores 6
161
New Tenor Archie Shepp Talking
166

John Coltrane
66
Coltrane Live at Birdland
74
The Jazz AvantGarde
81
Introducing Wayne Shorter
94
Introducing Dennis Charles
101
New York Loft and Coffee Shop Jazz
107
Introducing Bobby Bradford
115
Present Perfect Cecil Taylor
121
Four for Trane
179
Don Cherry
185
A Concert in Benefit of The Black Arts Repertory TheatreSchool Live
196
Sonnys Time Now
202
The Changing Same RB and New Black Music
205
A Brief Discography of New Music
242
Interview with Amiri Baraka by Calvin Reid 2009
245
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LeRoi Jones (now known as Amiri Baraka) is the author of numerous books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. He was named Poet Laureate of New Jersey by the N.J. Commission on Humanities, from 2002-2004. His last two books of poetry, Somebody Blew Up America & Other Poems and Un Poco Low Coup received tremendous critical acclaim.

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