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1. Cover image for 'Intents and Purposes'
Philosophy and the Aesthetics of Improvisation
Eric Lewis
A bold exploration of how we define improvised music
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Philosophy and the Aesthetics of Improvisation
Eric Lewis
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2. Cover image for 'The British Blues Network'
Adoption, Emulation, and Creativity
Andrew Kellett
An exciting new examination of how African-American blues music was emulated and used by white British musicians in the late 1950s and early 1960s

 
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Adoption, Emulation, and Creativity
Andrew Kellett
An exciting new examination of how African-American blues music was emulated and used by white British musicians in the late 1950s and early 1960s

 
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Adoption, Emulation, and Creativity
Andrew Kellett
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3. Cover image for 'I Hear a Symphony'
Motown and Crossover R&B
Andrew Flory
Investigates how the music of Motown Records functioned as the center of the company’s creative and economic impact worldwide
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Motown and Crossover R&B
Andrew Flory
Investigates how the music of Motown Records functioned as the center of the company’s creative and economic impact worldwide
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Motown and Crossover R&B
Andrew Flory
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4. Cover image for 'John Lewis and the Challenge of
Christopher Coady
The first scholarly study of John Lewis and the Third Stream music of the Modern Jazz Quartet
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4. Cover image for 'John Lewis and the Challenge of
Christopher Coady
The first scholarly study of John Lewis and the Third Stream music of the Modern Jazz Quartet
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5. Cover image for 'Blues, How Do You Do?'
Paul Oliver and the Transatlantic Story of the Blues
Christian O’Connell
Examines the role of black American music abroad in the post–WWII era through the lens of one of the period’s most prolific and influential blues scholars, Paul Oliver

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Paul Oliver and the Transatlantic Story of the Blues
Christian O’Connell
Examines the role of black American music abroad in the post–WWII era through the lens of one of the period’s most prolific and influential blues scholars, Paul Oliver

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Paul Oliver and the Transatlantic Story of the Blues
Christian O’Connell
Examines the role of black American music abroad in the post–WWII era through the lens of one of the period’s most prolific and influential blues scholars, Paul Oliver
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Musical Borrowing in Hip-Hop
Justin A. Williams
The first book-length study of one of the most essential elements of hip-hop: musical borrowing
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Musical Borrowing in Hip-Hop
Justin A. Williams
The first book-length study of one of the most essential elements of hip-hop: musical borrowing
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Musical Borrowing in Hip-Hop
Justin A. Williams
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7. Cover image for 'The Black Musician and the White City'
Race and Music in Chicago, 1900-1967
Amy Absher
An exploration of the history of African American musicians in Chicago during the mid-20th century
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Race and Music in Chicago, 1900-1967
Amy Absher
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Race and Music in Chicago, 1900-1967
Amy Absher
An exploration of the history of African American musicians in Chicago during the mid-20th century
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8. Cover image for 'Dameronia'
The Life and Music of Tadd Dameron
Paul Combs
The first authoritative biography of jazz great Tadd Dameron
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The Life and Music of Tadd Dameron
Paul Combs
The first authoritative biography of jazz great Tadd Dameron
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The Life and Music of Tadd Dameron
Paul Combs
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9. Cover image for 'Sounding Like a No-No'
Queer Sounds and Eccentric Acts in the Post-Soul Era
Francesca T. Royster

Black popular music and offbeat performance, from Eartha Kitt to Meshell Ndegeocello

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Queer Sounds and Eccentric Acts in the Post-Soul Era
Francesca T. Royster

Black popular music and offbeat performance, from Eartha Kitt to Meshell Ndegeocello

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Queer Sounds and Eccentric Acts in the Post-Soul Era
Francesca T. Royster
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10. Cover image for 'Music Is My Life'
Louis Armstrong, Autobiography, and American Jazz
Daniel Stein
A groundbreaking study of Louis Armstrong’s autobiographical practices
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Louis Armstrong, Autobiography, and American Jazz
Daniel Stein
A groundbreaking study of Louis Armstrong’s autobiographical practices
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Louis Armstrong, Autobiography, and American Jazz
Daniel Stein
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11. Cover image for 'Say Word!'
Voices from Hip Hop Theater
An Anthology Edited and with an Introduction by Daniel Banks
Compelling plays by leading Hip Hop artists writing in the language of today
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11. Cover image for 'Say Word!'
Voices from Hip Hop Theater
An Anthology Edited and with an Introduction by Daniel Banks
Compelling plays by leading Hip Hop artists writing in the language of today
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12. Cover image for 'Rhythms of the Afro-Atlantic World'
Rituals and Remembrances
Edited by Mamadou Diouf and Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo

Collected essays exploring the origins and evolution of music and dance in Afro-Atlantic culture

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12. Cover image for 'Rhythms of the Afro-Atlantic World'
Rituals and Remembrances
Edited by Mamadou Diouf and Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo

Collected essays exploring the origins and evolution of music and dance in Afro-Atlantic culture

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Rituals and Remembrances
Edited by Mamadou Diouf and Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo

Collected essays exploring the origins and evolution of music and dance in Afro-Atlantic culture

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13. Cover image for 'Soul Music'
Tracking the Spiritual Roots of Pop from Plato to Motown
Joel Rudinow
A meditative exploration of the essence of soul in popular music
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Tracking the Spiritual Roots of Pop from Plato to Motown
Joel Rudinow
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14. Cover image for 'Blues in Black and White'
The Landmark Ann Arbor Blues Festivals
As photographed by Stanley Livingston with Text and a History of the Ann Arbor Blues Festival by Michael Erlewine

Never-before-seen photographs—with text accompaniment—of the performers onstage and backstage at the legendary Ann Arbor Blues Festival

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15. Cover image for 'The Songs of Blind Folk'
African American Musicians and the Cultures of Blindness
Terry Rowden

How America has constructed the figure of the visually impaired black performer over the last 150 years

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African American Musicians and the Cultures of Blindness
Terry Rowden

How America has constructed the figure of the visually impaired black performer over the last 150 years

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16. Cover image for 'Parodies of Ownership'
Hip-Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law
Richard L. Schur

An intriguing interdisciplinary examination of hip hop aesthetics

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Hip-Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law
Richard L. Schur

An intriguing interdisciplinary examination of hip hop aesthetics

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Hip-Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law
Richard L. Schur

An intriguing interdisciplinary examination of hip hop aesthetics

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17. Cover image for 'Ellington Uptown'
Duke Ellington, James P. Johnson, and the Birth of Concert Jazz
John Howland

Explores a little-discussed yet truly hybrid American musical tradition lost between the canons of authentic jazz and classical music

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18. Cover image for 'Rhythm Is Our Business'
Jimmie Lunceford and the Harlem Express
Eddy Determeyer

The life and times of famed band leader, entrepreneur, and entertainer Jimmie Lunceford

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Jimmie Lunceford and the Harlem Express
Eddy Determeyer

The life and times of famed band leader, entrepreneur, and entertainer Jimmie Lunceford

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19. Cover image for 'Someone to Watch Over Me'
The Life and Music of Ben Webster
Frank Büchmann-Møller

The definitive biography of the great tenor saxophonist Ben Webster

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The Life and Music of Ben Webster
Frank Büchmann-Møller

The definitive biography of the great tenor saxophonist Ben Webster

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20. Cover image for 'Delightfulee'
The Life and Music of Lee Morgan
Jeffery S. McMillan
The story of one of the most individual jazz stylists of his time
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The Life and Music of Lee Morgan
Jeffery S. McMillan
The story of one of the most individual jazz stylists of his time
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21. Cover image for 'Don't Deny My Name'
Words and Music and the Black Intellectual Tradition
Lorenzo Thomas
Reflections on the relationships between black American intellectuals and African American  musical traditions from blues to hip hop
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Words and Music and the Black Intellectual Tradition
Lorenzo Thomas
Reflections on the relationships between black American intellectuals and African American  musical traditions from blues to hip hop
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22. Cover image for 'The Last Miles'
The Music of Miles Davis, 1980-1991
George Cole
The story of the final recordings of one of the greatest jazz musicians of the twentieth century
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23. Cover image for 'The André Hodeir Jazz Reader'
André Hodeir
A selection of the best writings on jazz by André Hodeir, one of the world's most influential jazz critics
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24. Cover image for 'A Change Is Gonna Come'
Music, Race & the Soul of America
Revised Edition
Craig Werner
The new edition of the groundbreaking chronicle of forty years of black music in America
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Revised Edition
Lewis Porter
A new edition of the musical biography of jazz tenor saxophonist Lester Young, with a revised discography
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