By Robin D. G. Kelley

This collective biography of 4 jazz musicians from Brooklyn, Ghana, and South Africa demonstrates how smooth Africa reshaped jazz, how glossy jazz helped shape a brand new African id, and the way musical convergences and crossings altered the politics and tradition of either continents.

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