The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr.: First Black Bandmaster of the United States Navy. Edited by Mark Clague. Forward by Samuel Floyd, Jr. Music of the African Diaspora 12. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. 388 pp. ISBN-13: 978-0520251311 (hc). Reviewed by Marva Carter, Georgia State University.
Review of ed., Mark Clague, The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr.: First Black Bandmaster of the United States Navy, (2011). Published in The Society for American Music's Web Reviews. http://american-music.org/publications/bulletin/webrevspdfs/AdamsreviewbyCarter.pdf