Music of the African Diaspora

The Music of the African Diaspora series, copublished with the Center for Black Music Research, seeks to increase our understanding of black music genres and their importance to the cultures of the Atlantic world, including their influence on African musical styles. Books in the series examine the wide-ranging music of the African diaspora--including the folk-derived musical styles of the Americas as well as European-influenced concert hall music of the entire black Atlantic world--by analyzing issues critical to our interpretation of the music itself and exploring the relationships between music and the other black expressive arts.

Series Editors:

Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr.
University of Pennsylvania
Samuel A. Floyd, Jr.
Founder and Director Emeritus, Center for Black Music Research

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The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History, and the Challenge of Bebop

Guthrie P. Ramsey
Music of the African Diaspora, 17
$34.95, £24.95 Hardcover
May 2013

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Different Drummers: Rhythm and Race in the Americas

Martin Munro
Music of the African Diaspora, 14
$31.95, £21.95 Paperback
July 2010

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Digging: The Afro-American Soul of American Classical Music

Amiri Baraka
Music of the African Diaspora, 13
$24.95, £16.95 Paperback
April 2010

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"Mek Some Noise": Gospel Music and the Ethics of Style in Trinidad

Timothy Rommen
Music of the African Diaspora, 11
$29.95, £19.95 Paperback
April 2007

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From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz

Raul A. Fernandez
Music of the African Diaspora, 10
$29.95, £19.95 Paperback
May 2006

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$34.95, £24.95 Paperback
January 2002

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Jazz Diasporas: Race, Music, and Migration in Post-World War II Paris

Rashida Braggs
Music of the African Diaspora,
$29.95, £19.95 Paperback
January 2016
$70.00, £48.95 Hardcover
January 2016