Out of Sight: The Rise of African American Popular Music, 1889-1895 (American Made Music) by Doug Seroff
English | Feb 13, 2003 | ISBN: 1578064996 | 432 Pages | PDF | 10 MB
From 1889 to 1895, the fire that would ignite almost every American popular music style was sparking. These were some of the worst years in American race relations, yet they witnessed the emergence of ragtime and the birth of an African American popular entertainment industry. Out of Sight is the first book dedicated to this signal period of black musical development.