||Karlton E. Hester
Spirituals is Karlton Hester's most recent publication. It will
be available in spring 2005 and outlines his compositional approach,
and the fundamentals of improvisatory theory. The text is accompanied
by ample musical examples, transcriptions of solos and some shorter
compositions by the author.
Karlton Hester's publications are available through Hesteria Records
& Publishing Company (www.aainnovators.com)
and the Afrocentric "Jazz" Evolution. Global Academic Publishing
(Binghamton University), Binghamton, New York.
Africa to Afrocentric Innovations Some Call "Jazz,"
Hesteria Records & Publishing Co., Santa Cruz, California
Melodious and Polyrhythmic Developments in John Coltrane's Spontaneous
Compositions Within a Racist Society, Edwin Mellen Press,
Lewiston, New York