Traces the substantial musical contributions of Latinas and Latinos in American popular music between World War II and the present. 352 pp.
This book presents a collection of fascinating stories about the DC jazz scene throughout its history, including a portrait of the cultural hotbed of Seventh and U Streets, the role of jazz in desegregating the city, a portrait of Duke Ellington's time in DC, notable women in DC jazz, and the contributions of UDC and Howard University to the scene. 198 pp.
Uses oral history, archival photographs and song transcriptions to trace the evolution of fiddle music in Missouri from the early 1920s to the abrupt changes in American society and traditional music in the 1960s. 427 pp.
Reexamines this internationally renowned director's work in the context of the unique cultural milieu from which he emerged, digging deep into rare archives to reveal insights about Kubrick's life and times. 328 pp.
Through meticulous research and more than a hundred interviews, the author presents an extensive, upbeat compilation of Wisconsin's jazz musicians. 574 pp.