Reviews that mention Andrew Hill

July 17, 2011

Traveling the Spaceways

Sun Ra, the Astro Black and other Solar Myths Paper Edited by John Corbett, Anthony Elms and Terri Kapsalis
White Walls/University of Chicago Press

Music Is Rapid Transportation

Edited by Daniel Kernohan

Charivari Press

To be informative and useful, books on music must be conceived of through a combination of enthusiasm and expertise. Too much of the former and the publication slides into salivating hagiography; too much of the later and it becomes a dry, pedagogical discourse. Luckily both these volumes avoid the obvious pitfalls, but there are times when extraneous or superfluous material affects both. MORE