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Black Music (AkashiClassics: Renegade Reprint Series) by LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)

By LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)

"Jones has learned—and this has been very infrequent in jazz criticism—to write approximately tune as an artist."—Nat Hentoff ks

Black Music is a ebook concerning the excellent younger jazz musicians of the early Nineteen Sixties: John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp, solar Ra, and others. it truly is composed of essays, experiences, interviews, liner notes, musical analyses, and private impressions from 1959–1967. additionally contains Amiri Baraka's reflections in a 2009 interview with Calvin Reid of Publishers Weekly.

LeRoi Jones (now referred to as Amiri Baraka) is the writer of diverse books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. He was once named Poet Laureate of recent Jersey from 2002 to 2004 through the recent Jersey fee on Humanities. His most modern publication, Tales of the Out & the Gone (Akashic Books, 2007), used to be a New York Times Editors' selection and winner of a PEN/Beyond Margins Award. He lives in Newark, New Jersey.

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