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weerover Trad Instruments used in Non-Trad Ways (32) RE: Trad Instruments used in Non-Trad Ways 01 Oct 03


I once read an essay ("Morning yet on creation day") by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe in which he responded to criticism of the fact that he had chosen to write in English rather than one of the many languages native to Nigeria. He drew the comparison with what black musicians in America had done using western instruments, i.e. the creation of jazz.


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