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African American music trails of eastern North Carolina / Sarah Bryan and Beverly Patterson ; with Michelle Lanier and Titus Brooks Heagins.

Bryan, Sarah, (author.). Patterson, Beverly Bush, 1939- (Added Author). Lanier, Michelle, (author.). Heagins, Titus Brooks, (photographer.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Macon County Public Library 780.89 B (Text) 39493107478267 Adult Fiction Display Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781469610795
  • ISBN: 1469610795
  • Physical Description: 218 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • Publisher: Raleigh : North Carolina Arts Council, [2013]
  • Distributor: Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes CD with "music from artists in Edgecombe, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Nash, Pitt, Wayne and Wilson Counties."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes index (pages 193-203).
Formatted Contents Note:
Book contents: Schooled in jazz and funk. Kinston area -- Our roots are here. Goldsboro area -- Singing in the church house, dancing in the warehouse. Wilson area -- "O Lord, I'm strivin'." Rocky Mount, Princeville, Tarboro -- Hear the horns blow. Greenville area -- The land still sings, an epilogue.
CD contents: Monk's dream (6:29) / Thelonious Monk -- I wish I knew how it would feel to be free (6:34) / Billy Taylor Trio -- Rueben (4:05) / George Higgs -- Freedom in the blues (5:45) / Brian Horton Trio -- RE:born (3:17) / Kam Moye (aka Supastition) -- My poor mother died a'shoutin' (2:19) / Mitchell's Christian Singers -- There's nobody else like him (7:21) / Luther Barnes and the Red Budd Gospel Choir -- America the beautiful (2:50) / arranged by Carroll V. Dashiell, Jr., for the East Carolina University Jazz Ensemble -- Somerset theme, the children (3:45) / Jeffrey Littlejohn -- When God is in the building (4:48) / The Anointed Jackson Sisters -- The love knot (2:22) / Chuck Wells -- To be or not to be (5:21) / Maceo Parker -- I will praise him (3:02) -- Rev. Mal Williams and the United Voices -- The force (5:31) / The Monitors -- All in his control (5:17) / Darius Shackleford -- Dangerous (2:55) / Shirlette Ammons -- Rough side of the mountain (5:24) / The Reverend F.C. Barnes and Sister Janice Brown.
Participant or Performer Note:
Various performers.
Summary, etc.:
Eastern North Carolina has produced some of the most transformative figures in the history of jazz, gospel, and popular music. Among them are internationally renowned jazz pianists and composers Thelonious Monk from Rocky Mount and Billy Taylor from Greenville. "African American Music Trails" introduces and celebrates people, places, and events in Eastern North Carolina, showcasing the music that has been part of family, church, andcommunity for generations. The guidebook draws on interviews with more than 90 musicians from Edgecombe, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Nash, Pitt, Wayne, and Wilson Counties, and new and historical photographs make the stories come alive.--back cover
Language Note:
Text in English.
Subject: African Americans > North Carolina > Music > History and criticism.
Music > North Carolina > History and criticism.
Musical landmarks > North Carolina > Guidebooks.
Popular music > North Carolina.
Folk music > North Carolina.
Gospel music > North Carolina.
Jazz > North Carolina.
Rhythm and blues music > North Carolina.
Rap (Music) > North Carolina.
Blues (Music) > North Carolina.
Genre: Sound recordings.

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