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Synopsis:

Roll With It is a firsthand account of the contradictory lives of New Orleans brass-band musicians. They are celebrated as cultural icons within the music scene; outside it, they are treated as faceless black males—subject to poverty, racial marginalization, and urban violence.

About the Author

Matt Sakakeeny is an ethnomusicologist and journalist, New Orleans resident and musician. An Assistant Professor of Music at Tulane University, he initially moved to New Orleans to work as a co-producer of the public radio program American Routes. Sakakeeny has written for publications including The Oxford American, Mojo, and Wax Poetics. He plays guitar in the band Los Po-Boy-Citos. Willie Birch is an international artist who lives in New Orleans, where he was born in 1942. Birch received his BA from Southern University New Orleans in 1969 and his MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 1973. He is the recipient of many awards and honors, including the State of Louisiana Governor's award and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. His works are part of the permanent collections of the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780822355670
Author:
Sakakeeny, Matt
Publisher:
Duke University Press
Subject:
Soul
Subject:
Music-Soul and Motown
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Refiguring American Music
Publication Date:
20131031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
11 photographs
Pages:
248

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Roll With It is a firsthand account of the contradictory lives of New Orleans brass-band musicians. They are celebrated as cultural icons within the music scene; outside it, they are treated as faceless black males—subject to poverty, racial marginalization, and urban violence.
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