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Musical Echoes: South African Women Thinking in Jazz

  • Author: Benjamin, Sathima Bea
  • Author: Muller, Carol A.
Ibrahim has cited the loss of information as one legacy of apartheid, and the broader context-filling in those gaps-is also key to the appeal of Muller's meticulously researched book." -- Marcus... More…

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Contents

  • List of Figures ix
  • Preface xiii
  • Acknowledgments xxiii
  • A Tribute by Abdullah Ibrahim: "Sathima" xxxi
  • Sathima: My Life's Journey as a Jazz Singer xxxiii
  • 1. Beginnings 1
  • 2. A Home Within 11
  • Call: Recollecting a Musical Past 11
  • Response: Entanglement in Race and Music 33
  • 3. Cape Jazz 53
  • Call: Popular Music, Dance Bands, and Jazz 53
  • Response: Imagining Musical Lineage through Duke and Billie 95
  • 4. Jazz Migrancy 128
  • Call: Musicians Abroad 128
  • Response: A New African Diaspora 167
  • 5. A New York Embrace 189
  • Call: Coming to the City 189
  • Response: Women Thinking in Jazz, or the Poetics of a Musical Self 217
  • 6. Returning Home? 242
  • Call: Cape Town Love / An Archeology of Popular Song 242
  • Response: Jazz History as Living History 260
  • 7. Musical Echoes 271
  • Call: Sathima's Musical Echo 271
  • Response: Reflections on Echo 274
  • 8. Outcomes-Jazz in the World 283
  • Notes 297
  • Selected References 325
  • Index 337