INDEX
Adderley, Julian (Cannonball), sound of,
84, 250n8
aesthetics (musical): and biguine, 85;
of Caribbean popular music, 86; and
ethics, 220; politics of, 249n2; of
the present, 86; theoretical perspec-
tives on the politics of, 249n2; and
time, 91; of togetherness, 80. See also
calypso; sound
affective labor: as care, 184; notion of
(Hardt and Negri), 19, 236n26. See also
immaterial labor
agency: accounts of, 10; and art worlds,
6; and biographies, 230; and conjunc-
ture, 101, 228; human and material,
6, 23, 239n1; in many senses, 14; and
memory, 18; and the musician’s body,
82; and Roy, 15; and transparency,
230. See also materiality; Miller, Daniel
Aggarrat, Frank, sound engineer, 104
Aird, Neville, saxophonist, 59
Alexander, Joseph, tenor saxophonist,
45– 46, 142–43; and brothers John and
Joshua, 142
Allen, Kurt, Roy’s singer, 124; and
“Stampede,” 129
Amar, Robert, and the Kisskadee Cara-
van, 119– 20, 219
Aming, Choy, and his band and enter-
tainment complex, 249n3
Anderson, Tim J., 93
Antile, Emile, and biguine’s aesthet-
ics, 85
Appiah, Kwame Anthony, and notion of
cosmopolitanism, 246
awards (musical), and controversies,
179– 80
Bakhtin, Mikhail M., on dialogism,
237n30. See also dialogic editing; dia-
logic writing
bandleader: as agent of change, 105–
6; and keeping lead singers, 130– 31;
and the management of relations,
100, 174; and rehearsal, 110, 112– 14;
Roy’s philosophy as, 170– 71, 231;
and scouting musicians, 108– 9; work
world of, 3. See also Cape, Roy; musi-
cians; rehearsal
bandsmen: and gender, 140; as wage
laborers, 42; working consciousness
of, 43. See also musicians
Basso, Keith, 8
Becker, Howard, on art worlds, 6
Belfon, Denise (“Soca Queen”), 129, 227
Benjamin, Sathima Bea, 8
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