African Diaspora by Ingrid Monson
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African Diaspora
By Ingrid Monson

The African Diaspora

A Musical Perspective

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African Diaspora by Ingrid Monson

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The African Diaspora presents musical case studies from various regions of the African diaspora, including Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, North America, and Europe, that engage with broader interdisciplinary discussions about race, gender, politics, nationalism, and music. Featured here are jazz, wassoulou music, and popular and traditional musics of the Caribbean and Africa, framed with attention to the reciprocal relationships of the local and the global.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815323822
ISBN-10: 0815323824
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Pages: 366
Imprint: Garland Publishing Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 23-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Other Side of Nowhere by Ingrid Monson Other Side of Nowhere, Paperback (March 2004)

Divided into four sections - with writings of musicians about improvising; examinations of inter- and cross-cultural dialogue; discussions of social practice and identity; and essays about collaborative dissonance - the 17 essays in this work present jazz improvisation as a cultural practice with far-reaching ramifications.

African Diaspora by Ingrid Monson African Diaspora, Paperback (July 2003)

A collection of musical case studies from: Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, North America and Europe and more, that engage with broader interdisciplinary issues about race, gender, politics, nationalism and music. They examine such issues as the blues aesthetic, the globalization of jazz and the role of militarism in Haitian vodou music.

Saying Something by Ingrid Monson Saying Something, Paperback (March 1997)

In this work, Ingrid Monson juxtaposes musicians' talk and musical examples to ask how musicians go about "saying something" through music in a way that articulates identity, politics, and race.

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Author Biography - Ingrid Monson

Ingrid Monson is Associate Professor of Music at Washington University in St. Louis. She is the author of Saying Something: Jazz Improvisation and Interaction and numerous articles that have appeared in scholarly journals. She lives in St. Louis, MO.

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