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BLKMZIC issue no 1: black banjo

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FROM DIASPORIAN SAVANT PRESS 2018 :
"A zine about the origins of the modern banjo
(hint: they're African!)

in this issue of BLKMUSIC:
*African roots of the banjo, including early banjos in the Caribbean and the Akonting, the banjo's oldest ancestor
*how black artists were hedged out by racist commercial structures and record labels
*early banjo construction and tonal differences
*profiles of artists keeping the traditions alive
*Golden's own practice of Sankofa and banjo journey
*the role of the banjo in the self determination rich cultures of enslaved people

and much more!"