Index
Abakuá, 254
Abyssinian Baptist Church, 233–34,
236–37
African Methodist Episcopal
Baptist Church (The Mother
Church), 234–37
African musical roots in: Africa,
1–6, 10; Alabama, 69; Bahamas,
140, 143–44; Bahia, 315, 318,
322, 324–26, 331–32; Canary
Islands, 20, 27–28; Cuba, 284,
289, 291–92, 298, 302; Georgia
Sea Islands, 47, 60; Harlem,
240, 243, 246–47, 253; Jamaica,
211–12, 214–15; Louisiana zydeco,
256, 267–68; Missouri ragtime,
115, 119, 124; New Orleans, 89;
Trinidad, 153, 161–65, 168, 170,
197, 200
agogôs, 326–27
“Alexander’s Ragtime Band,” 113
Ali, Sookram, 159
Allen, Dick, 86
Allen, Henry, Jr. (“Red”), 97
Allen, Henry, Sr., 97
Allen, Richard, 247
Allen Brass Band, 97
All Stars Jazz Band, 104
Alzola, Jose Miguel, 27
Amado, Jorge, 332
Amaro, Caridad, 300
Amaro, Dionisio Ramón Emilio
Valdés. See Valdés, Bebo
“Amazing Grace,” 248
Amin, Idi, 167
“Ancient carnival,” 186
Arbeau, Thoinot, 29
Ardoin, Amédé, 263–65
Armenteros, “Chocolate,” 288, 305
Armstrong, Louis, 96–97, 100, 102
Arpin, John, 130
Attila the Hun (Raymond Que-
vedo), 162, 186–87
“Ave Maria,” 190
Ayala, Cristóbal Diaz, 287–88
Ayers, Joe, 118
Babineaux, Sidney, 267
“Bagai salaque pocery moin,” 186
Bailey, Winston (“Shadow”), 154,
173, 176–77
Balafon, 8–10
Balfa, Dewey, 277–78
Balfa, Rodney, 277
Balfa, Tony, 277–78
Balfa, Will, 277
Ballanta, N. G. J., 245
Ballantyne, Gregory (“GB”), 173
banjo, 113–15, 117–19
Banton, Buju, 221
banza, 118
Barbetta, Giulio Cesare, 29
Barbosa, Domingo Caldas, 320
Barfota Stompers, 130
Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth, 143
Barratt, Peter, 145
Barton, W. E., 245
bata drums, 289
batanga, 289
batanga-montuno, 289
Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations.
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