This is the first book on New York's subway musicians--modern troubadours who perform on platforms, mezzanines, and even trains pounding through the city. Illustrating her account with captivating photos, Susie J. Tanenbaum draws on interviews with musicians and their audiences to explore both the vibrant culture and the intricate politics of subway music.
... matrix of life underground , is good reason to problematize subway music — to understand what it is , what it does , and what it means for the subways and the city . 2 The Beat Goes On : History In New York 26 Underground Harmonies.
Author: Susie J. Tanenbaum
Publisher: Cornell University Press