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Black Music (AkashiClassics: Renegade Reprint Series)

Black Music (AkashiClassics: Renegade Reprint Series)
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ASIN: 
B006LM3490
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425
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This scintillating collection by Amiri Imamu Baraka, published in 1968 under his birth name Leroi Jones, covers a wide range of jazz writings from 1959 to 1967. Barakas engaging and prophetic portraits of Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Bradford, Cecil Taylor, Thelonious Monk, Roy Haynes, Don Cherry, and John Coltrane (whom he called the heaviest spirit) beam with a

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