Black Music

Black Music By LeRoi Jones Prentice Onayemi, Black Music Black Music is an audiobook about the brilliant young jazz musicians of the early s John Coltrane Thelonious Monk Miles Davis Ornette Coleman Cecil Taylor Archie Shepp Sun Ra and others It
  • Title: Black Music
  • Author: LeRoi Jones Prentice Onayemi
  • ISBN: 9781522663140
  • Page: 272
  • Format: Audio CD
  • Black Music By LeRoi Jones Prentice Onayemi, Black Music is an audiobook about the brilliant young jazz musicians of the early 1960s John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp, Sun Ra, and others It is composed of essays, reviews, interviews, liner notes, musical analyses, and personal impressions from 1959 1967 Also includes Amiri Baraka s reflections in a 2009 intervBlack Music is an audiobook about the brilliant young jazz musicians of the early 1960s John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp, Sun Ra, and others It is composed of essays, reviews, interviews, liner notes, musical analyses, and personal impressions from 1959 1967 Also includes Amiri Baraka s reflections in a 2009 interview with Calvin Reid of Publishers Weekly 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 from 2002 to 2004 by the New Jersey Commission on Humanities His most recent book, Tales of the Out the Gone Akashic Books, 2007 , was a New York Times Editors Choice and winner of a PEN Beyond Margins Award He lives in Newark, New Jersey.
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      Amiri Baraka born Everett LeRoi Jones October 7, 1934 January 9, 2014 , previously known as LeRoi Jones and Imamu Amear Baraka, was an African American writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays and music criticism He was the author of numerous books of poetry and taught at several universities, including the State University of New York at Buffalo and the State University of New York at Stony Brook He received the PEN Open Book Award, previously known as the Beyond Margins Award, in 2008 for Tales of the Out and the Gone.Baraka s career spanned nearly 50 years, and his themes range from black liberation to white racism Some poems that are always associated with him are The Music Reflection on Jazz and Blues , The Book of Monk , and New Music, New Poetry , works that draw on topics from the worlds of society, music, and literature Baraka s poetry and writing have attracted both high praise and condemnation In the African American community, some compare Baraka to James Baldwin and recognize him as one of the most respected and most widely published black writers of his generation Others have said his work is an expression of violence, misogyny, homophobia and racism Regardless of viewpoint, Baraka s plays, poetry, and essays have been defining texts for African American culture.Baraka s brief tenure as Poet Laureate of New Jersey 2002 2003 involved controversy over a public reading of his poem Somebody Blew Up America , accusations of anti semitism, and some negative attention from critics and politicians.

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