Review by: Michael Russert, Multicultural Review - July 1, 2005
Review by: Ran Blake, Christian Science Monitor - April 15, 2005
"The Sounds of Slavery will not only be valuable to young scholars, but . . . to young performers and composers, especially with the explosion of interest in 'roots music,' looking for new sources of original and searing music."
Review by: Ira Berlin, Distinguished University Professor, Univ of Maryland - April 1, 2005
"A work of great originality and insight."
Review by: Branford Marsalis - April 1, 2005
"Shane White and Graham White's book is a joy."
Review: Library Journal - March 15, 2005
"A fascinating book . . . that brings to life the historical soundscape of 18th- and 19th-century African Americans at work, play, rest, and prayer . . . This remarkable achievement demands a place in every collection on African American and U.S. history and folklife. Highly recommended."