Here you’ll find brief reading list covering various subjects including
- musical roots of the African Diaspora
- the cultural value and position of music
- spiritual role of music
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- The Buzz Aesthetic and Mande Music: Acoustic masks and the Technology of Enchantment. Merilyn Driver.
- The Mysticism of Sound and Music. Hazrat Inayat Khan.
- Mande Music: Traditional and Modern Music of the Maninka and Mandinka of West Africa. Eric Charry.
- From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz. Raul A. Fernandez.
- What Islam Gave the Blues. Sylviane A. Diouf.
- African Muslims and American Blues. Sylviane A. Diouf.
- Economy of the Ether: Early Radio History and the Commodification of Music Jason Lee Guthrie.
- The Commodification of Music at the Dawn of the Era of “Mechanical Music” Timothy D. Taylor.
- What will music be like in 20 years?. Sumit Paul-Choudhury.