Black Music is Black Music: Call it that!
by Fred Logan
April 18, 2016
Amiri Baraka said somewhere that, among other things, calling jazz (and other black music) "American" music ignores who created it and the
immense debt, including monies, owed to Black musicians.
If a generic "America' created jazz, then this debt can be belittled and ignored. Baraka said somewhere else that the "music (al…
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