Gary Stewart

Gary Stewart is a writer who has lived and worked in Africa. His articles on African and Caribbean music have appeared in numerous publications including The Beat, Option, and West Africa. He is the author of Breakout: Profiles in African Rhythm and Rumba on the River: A History of the Popular Music of the Two Congos—for more information on the latter, visit


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    Rumba on the River

    Rumba on the River presents a snapshot of an era when the currents of tradition and modernization collided along the banks of the Congo.

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