Marabi Nights: Jazz, 'Race' and Society in Early Apartheid South Africa (Second Edition)

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This is the second edition of Christopher Ballantine's classic Marabi Nights, which offers a fascinating view of the marabi jazz tradition in South African popular music for a new generation of music fans and scholars of cultural studies, politics, and music. Based on conversations with legendary figures in the world of music - as well as a perceptive reading of music, the socio-political history, and social meanings - this book is one of sensitive and impassioned curatorship. An accompanying CD of recordings from the 1930s ...

Marabi Nights: Jazz, 'Race' and Society in Early Apartheid South Africa (Second Edition) 2012, University of Kwazulu Natal Press

ISBN-13: 9781869142377

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