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New Orleans is of such key importance to American music because historical factors combined to make it the strongest center of African musical practice in the United States, and, cliches aside, that practice really did travel up the Mississippi and did spread overland.


Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo (ed. Chicago Review Press, 2007) - ISBN: 9781569764206

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New Orleans is of such key importance to American music because historical factors combined to make it the strongest center of African musical...

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New Orleans is of such key importance to American music because historical factors combined to make it the strongest center of African musical...

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New Orleans is of such key importance to American music because historical factors combined to make it the strongest center of African musical...

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New Orleans is of such key importance to American music because historical factors combined to make it the strongest center of African musical...