Soundworks  


Soundworks
Refiguring American Music | December 18, 2020 | 280 pages
ISBN: 9781478011279

Anthony Reed takes the recorded collaborations between African American poets and musicians such as Amiri Baraka, Jayne Cortez, Cecil Taylor, and Charles Mingus to trace the overlaps between experimental music and poetry and the ways in which intellectuals, poets, and musicians define black sound as a radical aesthetic practice.