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Encyclopedia of African American Music 3 Volume Set
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Providing a lyrical history of our nation, this groundbreaking encyclopedia, the first of its kind, showcases all facets of African American music including folk, religious, concert and popular styles.

About the Author

Emmett G. Price III is assistant professor of music and African American studies at Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Tammy L. Kernodle is associate professor of musicology at Miami University, Oxford, OH. She has served as the Scholar in Residence for the Women in Jazz Initiative at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City. Horace J. Maxile, Jr. is assistant professor of music at The University of North Carolina at Asheville.

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"Although numerous African American-focused reference works cover music, this superb source admirably demonstrates the need for such a specialized work. Highly recommended for both public and academic libraries." - Library Journal, Starred Review
"In addition to the well-illustrated biographical and topical entries . . . the set includes a detailed time line, three appendixes, two selected bibliographies, and brief biographies of the editors and contributors. . . . Recommended." - Choice
"The wonderful thing about these volumes is that they afford readers the opportunity to learn about long-forgotten or little-remembered artists who made major contributions to African American music." - School Library Journal
"Impressive in scope, depth, and scholarship, this three-volume encyclopedia is broader, more extensive, and more up-to-date than reference works that have come before, finding room in particular for expansive coverage of contemporary music and thoughtful reexamination of connections with music of the past." - Reference & Research Book News

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