John Miller Chernoff

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“John Chernoff’s books are important and passionate social documents.”
Times Literary Supplement

African Rhythm and African Sensibility:
Aesthetics and Social Action in African Musical Idioms
The University of Chicago Press, 1979

Hustling Is Not Stealing:
Stories of an African Bar Girl
The University of Chicago Press, 2003

Exchange Is Not Robbery:
More Stories of an African Bar Girl
The University of Chicago Press, 2005

A Drummer's Testament:
Dagbamba Society and Culture in the Twentieth Century

Selected Essays and Other Publications

Master Drummers of Dagbon, Vol. 1
Rounder Records, 1985

Master Drummers of Dagbon, Vol. 2
Rounder Records, 1990

Master Fiddlers of Dagbon
Rounder Records, 2001