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Title Subway beats : celebrating New York City buskers / Kurt Boone.
Author Boone, Kurt B., author, photographer.
Publication Atglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., [2016]
Copyright date ©2016
Description 304 pages : color portraits ; 16 cm
Call # 780.922 B
Note Includes index.
Summary "Immerse yourself in the raw energy and enthusiasm of New York City subway buskers in this shining photo showcase. From makeshift stages in Times Square where MTA music banners are hung to subway station platforms and cars throughout the city, these performers collectively express the soul of the Big Apple while entertaining thousands of commuters and visitors daily. More than 200 photos depict singers, dancers, bands, duets, and quartets performing with violins, guitars, the French horn, the African kora, steel drums, and more. Mirroring the city's diverse population, genres represented include music from the Andes and West Africa, Latin jazz, R & B, and more. Including interviews with veteran performers Rogers Manning, Heidi Kole, and Cathy Grier, the book is sure to appeal to all lovers of New York City"--Back cover.
Contents The auditions -- World music -- Unique artists and dancers -- Snapshops of the Busk NY Festival : celebrating 30 years of subway music -- Solo artists -- Bands and duets -- Singing groups and singers -- Interviews. Matthew Christian ; Roger Manning ; Cathy Grier ; Heidi Kole.
Subject Street musicians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Portraits.
Street entertainers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Portraits.
African American entertainers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Portraits.
African American musicians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Portraits.
African American singers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Portraits.
Subways -- New York (State) -- New York -- Pictorial works.
Subways. (OCoLC)fst01136975
African American singers. (OCoLC)fst00799357
African American musicians. (OCoLC)fst00799273
African American entertainers. (OCoLC)fst00799146
Street entertainers. (OCoLC)fst01134681
Street musicians. (OCoLC)fst01134703
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
Genre Pictorial works. (OCoLC)fst01423874
Photobooks. (OCoLC)fst01919950
Portraits. (OCoLC)fst01423831
ISBN 0764351826 (hardcover) :
9780764351822 (hardcover) :

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