Music



Interviews with American Composers

Barney Childs in Conversation

Author: Barney Childs Edited by Virginia Anderson
Pub Date: January 2022

Twenty-three influential composers, in their own words   learn more...
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Energy Never Dies

Afro-Optimism and Creativity in Chicago

Author: Ayana Contreras
Pub Date: November 2021

The undefeatable culture of Black Chicago, past and present   learn more...
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link to catalog page MUNGONS, Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry Author: Kevin Mungons and Douglas Yeo
Pub Date: June 2021

From tent revivals to radio and records with a gospel music innovator   learn more...
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link to catalog page BARTENSTEIN, Industrial Strength Bluegrass

Industrial Strength Bluegrass

Southwestern Ohio's Musical Legacy

Author: Edited by Fred Bartenstein and Curtis W. Ellison
Pub Date: January 2021

High lonesome in the heartland   learn more...
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link to catalog page DODGION, The Lady Swings

The Lady Swings

Memoirs of a Jazz Drummer

Author: Dottie Dodgion and Wayne Enstice
Pub Date: March 2021

Scenes from a jazz life   learn more...
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link to catalog page VILLEGAS, Manifest Technique

Manifest Technique

Hip Hop, Empire, and Visionary Filipino American Culture

Author: Mark R. Villegas
Pub Date: July 2021

An obscured vanguard in hip hop   learn more...
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Music as Mao's Weapon

Remembering the Cultural Revolution

Author: Lei X. Ouyang
Pub Date: November 2021

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Peace Be Still

How James Cleveland and the Angelic Choir Created a Gospel Classic

Author: Robert M. Marovich
Pub Date: November 2021

The story of a historic Black gospel recording   learn more...
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Politics as Sound

The Washington, DC, Hardcore Scene, 1978-1983

Author: Shayna L. Maskell
Pub Date: September 2021

When punk rock and politics collided in the nation's capital   learn more...
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link to catalog page WRIGHT & BARRETT, Punks in Peoria

Punks in Peoria

Making a Scene in the American Heartland

Author: Jonathan Wright and Dawson Barrett
Pub Date: June 2021

Punk rock culture in a preeminently average town   learn more...
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