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Within this book over fifty contemporary reggae artists and producers--ranging from Cultural Roots to Dancehall, and including Buju Banton, Shabba Ranks, Tony Rebel, Burning Spear, Bunny Wailer, Judy Mowatt, Oku Onuora, Junior Reid, Ken Boothe, Sister Carol, and Third World--present their views on the state of reggae music today, its developments since the death of Bob Marley over a decade ago, and the directions in which the music is evolving. Their voices interact with over 150 photographs of reggae artists and island life to reveal the thriving rhythm and pulse of Jamaican music and culture in the '90s.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780306808531
ISBN-10: 0306808536
Format: Paperback
(255mm x 178mm x 14mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Brian Jahn

Brian Jahn, a freelance photographer who lives in both New York City and Jamaica, has been documenting the reggae music scene and Jamaican culture for over a decade. Tom Weber, is a musician and professor at Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania