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Black Music Research Journal

Official Journal of the Center for Black Music Research

Begun in 1980, Black Music Research Journal is published in the spring and fall of each year and includes articles about the philosophy, aesthetics, history, and criticism of black music. BMRJ is an official journal of the Center for Black Music Research and is available by subscription and as a benefit of membership with CBMR.



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Non-U.S. Postage: $10.00

Single Issues for Institutions: $25.00 (Please call 866-244-0626 or email helpdesk to check issue availability)

Online access is provided via the JSTOR Current Scholarship Program.

Issued biannually (SPRING & FALL)

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Single Issues for Individuals: $25.00 (Please call 312-369-8794 or email Melanie Zeck, managing editor, BMRJ, to check issue availability)



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