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Crossing Bar LinesThe Politics and Practices of Black Musical Space$
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James Gordon Williams

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9781496832108

Published to University Press of Mississippi: September 2021

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496832108.001.0001

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Entering a Theory of Black Musical Space

Entering a Theory of Black Musical Space

(p.3) Introduction Entering a Theory of Black Musical Space
Crossing Bar Lines

James Gordon Williams

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter introduces the theoretical framework of Black musical space for the five case studies on African American improvisers. This chapter defines what is meant by crossing bar lines relative to Black sociality represented in the musical practices.

Keywords:   Black Geographies, social life, social death, black musical space, jazz improvisation

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