By Amiri Baraka

ISBN-10: 1933354933

ISBN-13: 9781933354934

"Jones has learned—and this has been very infrequent in jazz criticism—to write approximately tune as an artist." — Nat Hentoff

Black Music is a e-book concerning the fabulous younger jazz musicians of the early Nineteen Sixties: John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp, solar Ra, and others. it really is composed of essays, studies, interviews, liner notes, musical analyses, and private impressions from 1959–1967. additionally contains Amiri Baraka's reflections in a 2009 interview with Calvin Reid of Publishers Weekly.

LeRoi Jones (now referred to as Amiri Baraka) is the writer of diverse books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. He was once named Poet Laureate of latest Jersey from 2002 to 2004 by way of the recent Jersey fee on Humanities. His newest booklet, Tales of the Out & the Gone (Akashic Books, 2007), was once a New York Times Editors' selection and winner of a PEN/Beyond Margins Award. He lives in Newark, New Jersey.

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