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Reggae & World Music


  
Waking Up in Jamaica
Music and vibes of the Caribbean's No. 1 island
by Stephen Foehr
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Stephen Foehr travels from Cuba on to Jamaica to visit the villages, churches, recording studios and dance halls to explore the origins, development and influences of Jamaica's music. Lively, full of colorful personalities such as Lee "Scratch" Perry, Chris Blackwell  [ more ]

  
Marley Legend
An Illustrated Life of Bob Marley with CD (Audio)
by James Henke
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
Published to coincide with the twenty-fifth anniversary of his death, Marley Legend celebrates the life and work of Bob Marley in an authorized and fully illustrated biography. In the same interactive format as the best-selling Lennon Legend, this innovative book  [ more ]

  
One Love - Life with Bob Marley & the Wailers
by Lee Jaffe
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
In 1973 Young Artist and filmmaker Lee Jaffe met Bob Marley in New York City and within hours cemented a friendship that would see Jaffe becoming a "Wailer" right down (or up) to his dreadlocks.  [ more ]

  
Traditional African and Oriental Music
by Otto Karolyi
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Listening to non-Western music in concerts and on radio, television, and CDs has become an important part of our musical experience, yet the general tendency is still one of passive acceptance. The aim of this book is to offer a  [ more ]

  
People Funny Boy by David Katz
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Lee "Scratch" Perry is arguably the most influential force in Jamaican music and People Funny Boy, the only biography of the man ever written, delves behind the myth to give a fuller examination and "a comprehensive account of the idiosyncratic  [ more ]

  
Solid Foundation - An Oral History of Reggae
by David Katz
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Solid Foundation: An Oral History of Reggae is an original, in-depth look at one of the most influential music genres. Through exclusive interview material and previously unpublished photographs, David Katz brings to life over one hundred of reggae's most important  [ more ]

  
Gypsy Cante - Deep Song of the Caves
by Will Kirkland
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Over the course of centuries, Andalusian Gypsies developed cante jondo, or deep song, an art that grew out of the experience of exile and marginalization. The striking imagery and emotional purity of cante lyrics were inspiration for Federico Garcia Lorca  [ more ]

  
East Indian Music in the West Indies
T?n-Singing, Chutney, and the Making of Indo-Caribbean Culture
by Peter Manuel
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Includes CD  [ more ]

  
Bacchanal! - The Carnival Culture of Trinidad
by Peter Mason
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
On the days preceding Ash Wednesday, Trinidad erupts in an orgy of excitement, noise, color, and energy known as carnival. Other countries celebrate carnival, but none quite like Trinidad, where carnival is not just a two-day event; it is an  [ more ]

  
MusicHound World - The Essential Album Guide
by Adam McGovern
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Travel the world to the beat of many drummers. MusicHound World breaks down 1,100 acts and 300 compilation CDs, making sure you pick the best sounds in the world. Resource section and indexes help you explore world music through the  [ more ]


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