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The Art of Making Do in Naples

The Art of Making Do in Naples

Jason Pine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816636310
eISBN:
9781452947662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816636310.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

“In Naples, there are more singers than there are unemployed people.” These words echo through the neomelodica music scene, a vast undocumented economy animated by wedding singers, pirate TV, and ... More

Bamako SoundsThe Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music

Bamako Sounds: The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music

Ryan Thomas Skinner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693498
eISBN:
9781452950808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Bamako Sounds tells the story of an African city, its people, their values, and their music. Centered on the music and musicians of Bamako, Mali’s booming capital city, this book reveals a community ... More

RifftideThe Life and Opinions of Papa Jo Jones

Rifftide: The Life and Opinions of Papa Jo Jones

Papa Jo Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673001
eISBN:
9781452947419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673001.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book presents Papa Jo Jones’s (Jonathan David Samuel Jones) inimitable life and opinions, as originally told to the prominent jazz historian and novelist Albert Murray and now transcribed, ... More

Stare in the DarknessThe Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics

Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics

Lester K. Spence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669875
eISBN:
9781452947068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669875.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

A growing number of black activists and artists claim that rap and hip-hop are the basis of an influential new urban social movement. Simultaneously, black citizens evince concern with the effect ... More

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