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Black Music Research Journal Vol. 22


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.


CONTENTS Vol. 22-1
Bridging South America and the United States 1
in Black Music Research
GerardB hague
The Steelband "Own Tune": Nationalism, Festivity, 13
and Musical Strategies in Trinidad's Panorama Competition
Shannon Dudley
Nationalism and the Soul: Gospelypso as Independence 37
TimothyR ommen
Popular Music and the Martinican-Creole Identity 65
DominiqueC yrille
"Nou Kwe nan Sentespri" (We Believe in the Holy Spirit): 85
Music, Ecstasy, and Identity in Haitian Pentecostal Worship
Melvin L. Butler
Musical Thoughts on Unresolved Questions and Recent 127
Findings in Big Drum Research
LornaM cDaniel
In the Next Issue 141


Musicology and Linguistics: Integrating the 143
Phraseology of Text and Tune in the Creative Process
J. H. Kwabena Nketia
Negotiating Freedom: Values and Practices in Contemporary 165
Improvised Music
David Borgo
Ethnicity, Modernity, and Retention in the Garifuna Punta 189
Oliver N. Greene Jr.
A Thin Blue Line down Central Avenue: 217
The LAPD and the Demise of a Musical Hub
Mina Yang
Black Kings: Aesthetic Representation in Carnival in 241
Trinidad and London
Patricia Tamara Alleyne-Dettmers
Hip-Hop Drumming: The Rhyme May Define, but the 259
Groove Makes You Move
Jeff Greenwald
Index 273
In the Next Issue 295

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