ERIC Number: EJ215288
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
African Retentions in Blues and Jazz.
Meadows, Eddie S.
Western Journal of Black Studies, v3 n3 p180-85 Fall 1979
The perseverance of African musical characteristics among American Blacks is an historic reality. African retentions have been recorded in Black music of the antebellum period. Various African scales and rhythms permeate Black American music today as evidenced in the retentions found in blues and jazz. (RLV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A