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From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz

Author: Raul A Fernandez
Publisher: University of California Press, 2006.
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Explores the complexity of Cuban dance music and the webs that connect it, musically and historically, to other Caribbean music, to salsa, and to Latin Jazz. This title introduces a set of terms,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raul A Fernandez
OCLC Number: 939677961
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface PART I. Popular Music: Worksong of the Caribbean 1. The Salsa Concept 2. Ontology of the Son 3. The Aesthetics of Sabor PART II. On the Road to Latin Jazz 4. Magic Mixture 5. Drumming in Cuban 6. Lords of the Tambor 7. Chocolate Dreams 8. The Taste of !Azucar! Afterword Notes Index


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"This short, extremely pleasant, and easy-to-read book will enrich your bookshelf in much the same way as Cuban music does the world."--Journal of Folklore Research

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