Acknowledgements Note on Language-Kiswahili Orthography Photographs and Figures Recorded Examples Introduction Chapter One Theories, Frames, Methods, and Lenses: An Ethnographic Approach to the Study of Tanzanian Kwaya Music Chapter Two East African Kwaya Music and the Colonial and Missionary Encounter Chapter Three Conflicting, Complementary, and Divergent Aesthetics of Kwaya Music Chapter Four "We Are From Different Tribes, But We Live Here As One Family": The Musical Performance of Community in an East African Kwaya Chapter Five Kwaya Music and the Performance of Spirituality and Disaffection: Music and Worship in a Tanzanian Kwaya Community Chapter Six Kwayas. Kandas. Kiosks: Tanzanian Popular Kwaya Music Chapter Seven Social Organization and the Creation of Sacred Space within Kwaya ya Upendo Chapter Eight "I Am Able To See Very Far But I Am Unable To Reach There": Ndugu Gideon Mdegella's Nyimbo za Kwaya Chapter Nine Conclusion References Cited Glossary Appendices Index
Gregory Barz is an Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at the Blair School of Music, in the Department of Anthropology, and in the Divinity School at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee (U.S.A.). At Vanderbilt he teaches courses on African Music, World Music, Music and Religion, Afropop, Blues, and Jazz. He is a former member of Kwaya ya Upendo in Dar es Salaam and a former faculty member at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He has engaged field research in the East African countries of Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda, and his current research focuses on the use of music, dance, and drama as medical intervention among women's village groups in rural Uganda to promote, communicate, and support HIV / AIDS awareness.