What's Goin' On

Curated by Rosaleen Rhee

Review | Music and Globalization: Critical Encounters by Bob W. White (ed.)

Music and Globalization: Critical Encounters. Edited by Bob W. White. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012. [viii, 233 p. ISBN 9780253223654. ebook $20.00, cloth $70.00.] Bibliography, index, companion web site.

Reviewed by Logan Clark

Welcome, New Editors!

Happy 2014, fellow ethnomusicologists! My name is Alex W. Rodriguez, and it is with great pleasure that I am stepping into the position of Editor In Chief for Volume 19 of Ethnomusicology Review, in our 30th year of publication.

Job Talk for Ethnomusicologists

Editor's Note: Beverley Diamond is the incoming President of the Society for Ethnomusicology. This essay was first published as the President's Column in the latest issue of the SEM Newsletter.

Review | Japanoise: Music at the Edge of Circulation by David Novak

Japanoise: Music at the Edge of Circulation. By David Novak. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2013. [x, 292 p. ISBN 9780822353928. $24.95.] Illustrations, bibliographical references, index, companion web site.

Reviewed By Nana Kaneko


CFP: Ethnomusicology Review Volume 19

Call for Papers
Ethnomusicology Review is now accepting 

Book Review: "Making Samba: A New History of Race and Music in Brazil" and "Feitiço decente: Transformações do samba no Rio de Janeiro (1917-1933)"

Making Samba: A New History of Race and Music in Brazil. By Marc A. Hertzman. Durban: Duke University Press, 2013. [364 p., ISBN 978-0-8223-5430-7, Cloth: $94.95; Paper: $25.95.] Illustrations, photo gallery, bibliography, index.

CD Review: "Black Radio 2" by the Robert Glasper Experiment

Oftentimes people ask for change, but then find themselves disgusted when it doesn't come in familiar packaging. This sentiment holds true in regards to how jazz’s traditionalists have chosen to react to Robert Glasper, specifically his newly released project Black Radio 2.

Book Review: "Musicking Bodies: Gesture and Voice in Hindustani Music" by Matthew Rahaim

Musicking Bodies: Gesture and Voice in Hindustani MusicBy Matthew Rahaim. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2012. [xvii, 182 p. ISBN 9780819573261. $24.95.]

Reviewed by Nadia Chana


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