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Materials received, 2015

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Bobetsky, Victor V. We Shall Overcome: Essays on a Great American Song. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. ISBN: 978-1-4422-3602-8, $75 cloth. ISBN: 978-1-4422-3603-5, $74.99 E Book.

Carles, Philippe, and Jean-Louis Comolli. Free Jazz/Black Power. Translated by Grégory Pierrot. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 2015. ISBN: 978-1-62846-039-1, $65.00.

Charters, Samuel. Songs of Sorrow: Lucy McKim Garrison and “Slave Songs of the United States”. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 2015. ISBN: 978-1-62846-206-7, $55.00.

De Jongh, Cecile Galiber. See the Virgin Islands March. West Hurley, N.Y.: Little Bell Caribbean, 2014.

Erickson, Clipper. My Cup Runneth Over: The Complete Piano Works of R. Nathaniel Dett. North Hampton, N.H.: Parma Recordings LLC, 2015.

Feintuch, Burt. Talking New Orleans Music: Crescent City Musicians Talk about Their Lives, Their Music, and Their City. Jackson, Miss.: University of Mississippi Press, 2015. ISBN: 978-1-4968-0362-7, $40.00.

Fellrunner. Fellrunner. Los Angeles, Calif.: Orenda Records, 2015.

Gabbard, Krin. Better Git It in Your Soul. Oakland, Calif.: University of California Press, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-5202-6037-5, $34.95 cloth.

Greeson, James. The Caged Bird: The life and music of Florence B. Price. Fayetteville, Ark.: University of Arkansas Press, 2015.

Guilbaut, Jocelyne and Roy Cape. Roy Cape: A Life on the Calypso and Soca Bandstand. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2014. ISBN: 978-0-8223-5774-2, $24.95 paper. ISBN: 978-0-8223-5760-5, $89.95 cloth.

Holt, Mayme Wilkins and Nevilla E. Ottley. Ben Holt: Apostle of Musical Enlightenment. Largo, Md.: Christian Living Books, 2015. ISBN: 978-5622907-02, $16.99 paper. ISBN: 978-1-5622907-57, $24.99 cloth. ISBN: 978-1-5622907-64, $7.99 E Book.

Jones, Omi Osun Joni L. Theatrical Jazz: Performance, Àṣẹ, and the Power of the Present Moment. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-8142-1282-0, $99.95 cloth. ISBN: 978-0-8142-9387-4, $14.95 CD.

Kemp, Kathryn B. Anointed to Sing the Gospel: The Levitical Legacy of Thomas A. Dorsey. Chicago, Ill.: Joyful Noise Press, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-9833630-4-0, $20.00.

Knauer, Wolfram. Jazz Debates/Jazzdebatten. Darmstadt, Germany: Jazzinstitut Darmstadt, 2014. ISBN: 978-3-95593-013-4, €24.

Le Menestrel, Sara. Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 2015. ISBN: 978-1-62846-145-9, $75.00.

Moody, David L. Political Melodies in the Pews? The Voice of the Black Christian Rapper in the Twenty-first-Century Church. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-7391-7236-0, $75.00.

Sadoh, Godwin. Five Decades of Music Transmutation in Nigeria and the Diaspora. Columbus, Ohio: GSS Publications, 2015. ISBN: 978-1-329-67560-5 (sc); 978-1-329-67572-8 (e), $10.00.

Sadoh, Godwin. The Organ Works of Dinos Constantinides. Columbus, Ohio: GSS Publications, 2015. ISBN: 978-1-329-70054-3. $7.50 paper. ISBN: 978-1-329-70062-8, $5.00 E-Book.

Svorinich, Victor. Listen to This: Miles Davis and “Bitches Brew”. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 2015. ISBN: 978-1-62846-194-7, $55.00.

Wald, Gayle. It’s Been Beautiful: “Soul!” and Black Power Television. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-8223-5837-4, $24.95 paper. ISBN: 978-0-8223-5825-1, $89.95 cloth. ISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7, $24.95 E Book.

Weaver, David E. Black Diva of the Thirties: The Life of Ruby Elzy. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 2004. ISBN: 978-1-4968-0246-0. $25.00.

Bleaching Black Culture. USA: Cinedigm Home Entertainment, 2014. $19.97 DVD.

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