Don't Stop The Carnival: Black British Music by Kevin Le GendreDon't Stop The Carnival: Black British Music by Kevin Le Gendre

Don't Stop The Carnival: Black British Music

byKevin Le Gendre

Paperback | May 24, 2018

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This is a story of empire, colonialism and then the new energies released by the movements for freedom and independence of the post second-world-war years; of the movements of peoples across borders; of the flow of music around the triangle that takes in Africa, the Caribbean, the USA and Great Britain; of temporary but highly influential visitors like Paul Robeson; and of the settlement of ex-colonial peoples who brought their music to Britain, and changed its forms and concerns in the new context. Le Gendre brings together both a sense of historical purpose and the ability to actually describe music in vivid and meaningful ways.
Kevin Le Gendre is a journalist and broadcaster and writer with a special interest in black music. Deputy editor of Echoes, he contributes to a wide range of publications that include Jazzwise, MusicWeek, Vibrations and The Independent On Sunday.
Title:Don't Stop The Carnival: Black British MusicFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:320 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 1.2 inShipping dimensions:9.25 × 6.25 × 1.2 inPublished:May 24, 2018Publisher:Peepal Tree Press Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1845233611

ISBN - 13:9781845233617


Editorial Reviews

"A meticulous, sweeping and vivid history of black British music." —Diana Evans, Financial Times