Black Music - Baraka, Imamu A, and Jones, LeRoi, and Baraka, Amiri

In brilliant discussions of black musicians from Billie Holiday and Thelonious Monk to Charlie Parker, Archie Shepp, Don Cherry, and Sun-Ra, LeRoi Jones examines each musician's personality, background, musical ambitions, accomplishments, and disappointments to illuminate both the context and spirit of jazz. Photos.

Black Music 1998, Da Capo Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780306808142

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Black Music 1980, Greenwood Press

ISBN-13: 9780313225185

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Black music. 1969, MacGibbon & Kee, London

ISBN-13: 9780261631571

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