Jazz and Justice: Racism and the Political Economy of the Music
456 pp, $27 pbk, ISBN 978-1-58367-785-8
By Gerald Horne
Reviewed by Gregory N. Heires
“The literature on jazz generally focuses on individual artists, music analysis and the music’s schools, such as bebop, post-bop and fusion. Historian Gerald Horne expands the scope of the literature with his Jazz and Justice by providing a deep look into the dark world of the jazz industry, exploring the depth of racism and economic exploitation behind the music that has brought joy to so many of us….”
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