CBMR Digest is a publication of the Center for Black Music Research at Columbia College Chicago

ISSN # 2168-3301fall 2013 | Volume 26, No. 2

Materials Received from Publishers


  • book cover Abbott, Lynn and Doug Seroff. To Do This, You Must Know How: Music Pedagogy in the Black Gospel Quartet Tradition. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2013. ISBN 978-1-61703-675-0. $75.00.
  • book cover Allen, Tony with Michael E. Veal. Tony Allen: An Autobiography of the Master Drummer of Afrobeat. Durham: Duke University Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-8223-5591-5 (trade paperback) $23.95. ISBN 978-0-8223-5577-9 (library cloth) $84.95.
  • book cover Dodge, Timothy. The School of Arizona Dranes: Gospel Music Pioneer. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2013. ISBN 978-0-7391-6712-0.
  • book cover Elliott, Richard. Nina Simone. Sheffield, U.K.: Equinox Publishing Ltd, 2013. ISBN 978-1-8455-3988-7. $20.95.
  • book cover Heble, Ajay and Rob Wallace, eds. People Get Ready: The Future of Jazz is Now! Durham: Duke University Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-8223-5425-3 (paperback) $25.95. ISBN 978-0-8223-5408-6 (library cloth) $94.95.
  • book cover Henry, Clarence Bernard. Quincy Jones: His Life in Music. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2013. ISBN 978-1-61703-861-7. $35.00.
  • book cover Hjelm, Titus, Keith Kahn-Harris, and Mark LeVine, eds. Heavy Metal: Controversies and Counterculture. Sheffield, U.K.: Equinox Publishing, 2013. ISBN 978-1-8455-3941-2 (paperback) $29.95. ISBN 978-1-8455-3940-5 (hardback) $90.00.
  • book cover Lane, Jeremy F. Jazz and Machine-Age Imperialism: Music, “Race,” and Intellectuals in France, 1918–1945. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-472-11881-6. $70.00.
  • book cover Monteyne, Kimberley. Hip Hop on Film: Performance Culture, Urban Space, and Genre Transformation in the 1980s. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2013. ISBN 978-1-61703-922-5. $60.00.
  • book cover Pecknold, Diane, ed. Hidden in the Mix: The African American Presence in Country Music. Durham: Duke University Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-8223-5163-4 (paper) $27.95. ISBN 978-0-8223-5149-8 (library cloth) $99.95.
  • book cover Smith, Christopher J. The Creolization of American Culture: William Sidney Mount and the Roots of Blackface Minstrelsy. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-252-03776-4. $45.00.
  • book cover Sullivan, Steve. Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-8108-8295-9.
  • book cover Winstead, J. Lloyd. When Colleges Sang: The Story of Singing in American College Life. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-8173-1790-4 (cloth) $34.95.


  • CD cover Paragon Ragtime Orchestra. Black Manhattan, vol. 2. (New World Records 80731-2).

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