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Amiri Baraka

Amiri Baraka
Born: Oct 7, 1934 in Newark, NJ
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Died: Jan 9, 2014 in Newark, NJ
Genre: Jazz, Other
Biography: Poet, playwright, critic, and novelist Amiri Baraka (born Everett LeRoi Jones) was best known to the jazz community for his two books, Blues People: Negro Music in White America, published in 1964, and Black Music in 1967, both as LeRoi Jones. Long before this, however, Baraka was identified with the ...Read full biography
New Music New Poetry
Released: 1982
Label: India Navigation
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An incendiary poet reads in performance with David Murray (tenor sax) and Steve McCall (drums). ~ Michael G. Nastos, Rovi ...Read full review
Black & Beautiful, Soul & Madness
Released: 2009
Label: Sonbot Records
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More Amiri Baraka albums: Main Albums (3)
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