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The Latin tinge : the impact of Latin American music on the United States

Author: John Storm Roberts
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The Tejano superstar Selena and the tango revival both in the dance clubs and on Broadway are only the most obvious symptoms of how central Latin music is to American musical life. Latino rap has brought a musical revolution, while Latin and Brazilian jazz are ever more significant on the jazz scene. With the first edition of The Latin Tinge, John Storm Roberts offered revolutionary insight into the enormous  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Storm Roberts
ISBN: 0195121007 9780195121001 0195121015 9780195121018
OCLC Number: 38924181
Description: xi, 294 pages : illustrations, portraits, pls. ; 22 cm
Contents: The roots --
The foundations --
The tango rage --
The 1930s: the Rumba era --
The 1940s: the watershed --
The 1950s: Mambo time --
The 1960s: going underground --
The 1970s: the return to the mainstream --
"Mundo Latino" --
Afterword: Newer voices, harder sounds.
Responsibility: John Storm Roberts.
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In this revised second edition, Roberts updates the history of Latin American influences on the American music scene over the last 20 years. 50 halftones.  Read more...

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Praise for the previous edition: "Roberts cares passionately about Latin music and he is able to describe what he hears in it clearly enough to enable the non-Latin listener to hear it, too."-Robert Read more...

 
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