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Songs of the Unsung: The Musical and Social Journey of Horace Tapscott

Songs of the Unsung: The Musical and Social Journey of Horace Tapscott

  • Author: Tapscott, Horace
  • Editor: Isoardi, Steven Louis
Songs of the Unsung is one of those special autobiographical narratives that comes along once in a while, and successfully captivates its reading audience with the complete candor of the person... More…

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Contents

  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Foreword / Steven Isoardi xi
  • Preface xiii
  • 1. Early Years in Houston 1
  • 2. California 17
  • 3. Setting the Pace 31
  • 4. Central Avenue 42
  • 5. Military Service 51
  • 6. On the Road with Lionel Hampton 70
  • 7. To Preserve and Develop Black Culture 82
  • 8. The Fire This Time 105
  • 9. In the Middle of It 117
  • 10. Stayin' Alive 125
  • 11. The Union of God's Musicians and Artists Ascension 136
  • 12. Settling into the Community 147
  • 13. Movements to the Present 173
  • 14. Reflections and Directions 187
  • Postscript: From the Funeral Service 213
  • Appendix: A Partial List of UGMAA Artists, 1961-1998 217
  • Discography I: Horace Tapscott 221
  • Discography II: Music from the Ark 236
  • Index 241