Black American music past and present by H. Roach

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As singers, players, and composers, black American musicians are fully chronicled in this landmark book. Now in the third edition, the author has brought the entire text up to date and has added a wealth of new material covering the latest developments in gospel, blues, jazz, classical, crossover, Broadway, and rap as they relate to African Cited by: Early African American music encapsulates the enduring spirit of the people who were transported to the United States.

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