Lucent Library of Black History: The Story of African American Music, 1st Edition

  • Andrew Pina
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534560742
  • ISBN-13: 9781534560741
  • DDC: 780.89
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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This volume chronicles the history of African American music, with spotlights on influential black musicians of the past and present. Historical and contemporary photographs, including primary sources, contribute to an in-depth look at this essential part of American musical history.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Setting the Scene: A Timeline.
Introduction: A Century and a Half of Music.
1: Black Music's Beginnings.
2: Bringing a New Era.
3: Swinging and Bopping.
4: Rhythm and Blues, Rock and Roll.
5: Music for the Soul.
6: Moving and Grooving into the Seventies.
7: Mainstream Domination.
8: Music for Today and Tomorrow.
For More Information.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.