Roy Cape

Roy Cape❄ [KINDLE] ✽ Roy Cape By Jocelyne Guilbault ➝ – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Roy Cape is a Trinidadian saxophonist active as a band musician for than fifty years and as a bandleader for than thirty He is known throughout the islands and the Caribbean diasporas in North America Roy Cape is a Trinidadian saxophonist active as a band musician for than fifty years and as a bandleader for than thirty He is known throughout the islands and the Caribbean diasporas in North America and Europe Part ethnography part biography and part Caribbean music history Roy Cape is about the making of reputation and circulation and about the meaning of labor and work ethics An experiment in storytelling it joins Roy's voice with that of ethnomusicologist Jocelyne Guilbault The idea for the book emerged from an exchange they had while discussing Roy's journey as a performer and bandleader In conversation they began experimenting with voice with who takes the lead who says what when to whom and why Their book reflects that dynamic combining first person narrative dialogue and the polyphony of Roy's bandmates' voices Listening to recordings and looking at old photographs elicited recollections which allowed Roy to expand on recurring themes and motifs This congenial candid book offers different ways of knowing Roy's labor of love—his sound and work through sound his reputation and circulation as a renowned musician and bandleader in the world. Great book that highlights Trinidad's rich history and sheds light on one of its greatest musicians who is also an integral part of the culture

Roy Cape MOBI ¼ Paperback
  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • Roy Cape
  • Jocelyne Guilbault
  • 12 September 2016
  • 9780822357742