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Axé: Music of the People of a Place
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directed by Chico Kertész, fl. 2017; produced by Igor Amorim, fl. 2017, Macaco Gordo (Sao Paulo, São Paulo State: Elo Audiovisual Serviços, 2017), 1 hour 55 mins
The documentary is a powerful trip through Brazilian origins and evolution of the most popular musical genre in the history of the nation. The story of Axé Music is a journey of identity, religion, rhythms, and an enthusiastic music full of life, dance, and fun. Axé is a musical tale that makes you want to shake...
directed by Chico Kertész, fl. 2017; produced by Igor Amorim, fl. 2017, Macaco Gordo (Sao Paulo, São Paulo State: Elo Audiovisual Serviços, 2017), 1 hour 55 mins
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Singing the Nation
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written by Singing the Nation (Singing the Nation, 2017),
Source: nationsongs.omeka.net
written by Singing the Nation (Singing the Nation, 2017),
Source: nationsongs.omeka.net
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8 When You’re in a New Context, You Try Things That Work in That Context”
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written by Daniel Reed, 1963-; in Abidjan USA: Music, Dance, and Mobility in the Lives of Four Ivorian Immigrants, African Expressive Cultures (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2016, originally published 2016), 192-226
Daniel B. Reed integrates individual stories with the study of performance to understand the forces of diaspora and mobility in the lives of musicians, dancers, and mask performers originally from Côte d'Ivoire who now live in the United States. Through the lives of four Ivorian performers, Reed finds that dance...
written by Daniel Reed, 1963-; in Abidjan USA: Music, Dance, and Mobility in the Lives of Four Ivorian Immigrants, African Expressive Cultures (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2016, originally published 2016), 192-226
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4. Inklings of a Genius, An Interview with Pitman Browne: Author, Poet and Pianist
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written by Norma Gregory, 1969-; in Jamaicans in Nottingam: Narratives and Reflections (Hertford, England: Hansib Publications, 2015, originally published 2015), 29-32
This is a unique collection of personal and reflective interviews and articles that presents narratives of life in Nottingham, from individuals of Jamaican heritage who have contributed to the spirit and life of the city and its surrounding areas, from the 1940s to the present day.This volume includes witness acco...
written by Norma Gregory, 1969-; in Jamaicans in Nottingam: Narratives and Reflections (Hertford, England: Hansib Publications, 2015, originally published 2015), 29-32
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Linked Jazz
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(New York, NY: Pratt Institute. Semantic Lab, 2013),
Source: linkedjazz.org
(New York, NY: Pratt Institute. Semantic Lab, 2013),
Source: linkedjazz.org
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Maestros del Cajón Peruano
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written by Paseo Perú (Lima, Lima Department: Paseo Perú, 2013),
Source: www.youtube.com
written by Paseo Perú (Lima, Lima Department: Paseo Perú, 2013),
Source: www.youtube.com
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6 'THE WEST IS COLD': EXPERIENCES OF GHANAIAN PERFORMERS IN ENGLAND AND THE UNITED STATES
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written by James Burns, fl. 2002; in New African Diaspora (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2009, originally published 2009), 127-145
The New York Times reports that since 1990 more Africans have voluntarily relocated to the United States and Canada than had been forcibly brought here before the slave trade ended in 1807. The key reason for these migrations has been the collapse of social, political, economic, and educational structures in their...
written by James Burns, fl. 2002; in New African Diaspora (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2009, originally published 2009), 127-145
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From Africa to India: Sidi Music in the Indian Ocean Diaspora
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directed by Amy Catlin, fl. 1982-2017; produced by Apsara Media for Intercultural Education (Van Nuys, CA: Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 2006), 1 hour 14 mins
Sidis descend from Africans who sailed across the Indian Ocean to the west coast of India over many centuries. This documentary project explores the expressions of their Indian and African cultural heritage.

  • The video begins in the Sidi Fort at Janjira Island, built during the heyday of Sidi powers in the Mughal...
directed by Amy Catlin, fl. 1982-2017; produced by Apsara Media for Intercultural Education (Van Nuys, CA: Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 2006), 1 hour 14 mins
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The SIDI Malunga Project - Rejuvenating the African Musical Bow in India
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directed by Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 1927-2009 and Amy Catlin, fl. 1982-2017; produced by Apsara Media for Intercultural Education (Van Nuys, CA: Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 2003), 42 mins

This 42-minute documentary chronicles a one-week malunga training camp held at Desert Coursers Nature Resort in Zainabad, Gujarat in February 2003. Prior research by the Jairazbhoys had revealed that fewer than ten Sidis (African Indians) could still play the instrument, all of them elderly.

The purpose of the cam...

directed by Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 1927-2009 and Amy Catlin, fl. 1982-2017; produced by Apsara Media for Intercultural Education (Van Nuys, CA: Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 2003), 42 mins
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Sons of Benkos
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directed by Lucas Silva, fl. 2000-2000; produced by Sabine Naccache, fl. 2000-2014, Colombia. Ministry of Culture, RFO (Production company), Mezzo and Les Films du Village (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2003), 53 mins
An entertaining documentary that explores the African culture of Colombia through music. The film presents the music of the Sons of Benkos, one of the most important Black leaders in the fight for freedom during the times of slavery in Colombia. The film also shows the evolution of Afro-Colombian music over time t...
directed by Lucas Silva, fl. 2000-2000; produced by Sabine Naccache, fl. 2000-2014, Colombia. Ministry of Culture, RFO (Production company), Mezzo and Les Films du Village (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2003), 53 mins
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