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Review | Cairo Pop: Youth Music in Contemporary Egypt

Cairo Pop: Youth Music in Contemporary Egypt. By Daniel J. Gilman. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014. [256 pp. ISBN 978-0-8166-8928-6. Paperback $25.00, cloth $75.00].


Reviewed by Darci Sprengel  / University of California, Los Angeles

The International Cairo Jazz Festival

Editor's Note: The following is an excerpt from a longer essay on improvised music spaces in Egypt that will be published in October as part of the Sounding Board's forthcoming collaboration with IASPM-US.

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