Subtitled The Sounds and Images of Black People in Europe pre-1927, the comprehensive box set includes 44 discs and two 300-page books.
The full description from Bear Family, the record company that released it is here, but it starts with:
- Hear the first recordings of Josephine Baker, the roots of European Swing and Jazz bands, and the subversive religious discs of Fela Kuti’s grandfather!
- Follow the lives of musicians, dancers and entertainers across Europe and marvel at their amazing stories!
- Discover audio documents, recording protocols and unseen treasures from years of research!