Mexican American mojo : popular music, dance, and urban culture in Los Angeles, 1935-1968 (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Mexican American mojo : popular music, dance, and urban culture in Los Angeles, 1935-1968

Author: Anthony F Macias
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.
Series: Refiguring American music.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the creation of jazz, swing, and R & B music within the multicultural, multiethnic terrain of Los Angeles

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
Musique
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony F Macias
ISBN: 9780822389385 082238938X 9780822343394 0822343398 9780822343226 0822343223
OCLC Number: 1205024189
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Durham, NC : Duke University Press, c[2015]. Available in HTML format. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Description based on contents viewed 11 August 2015.
Description: xvi, 383 p. : ill., maps.
Contents: Illustrations xiAcknowledgments xvIntroduction. The Mexican American Generation, Music, and Los Angeles 11. Mojo in Motion: The Swing Era 122. The Drape Shape: Intercultural Style Politics 623. Boogie Woogie Breakthrough: The Rhythm and Blues Era 1184. Come On, Let's Go: The Rock and Roll Era 1735. Con Sabor Latino: Latin Jazz, the Mambo, and Latin Holidays 229Conclusion. Alternate Takes and Political Generations 281Notes 291Bibliography 347Index 369
Series Title: Refiguring American music.
Responsibility: Anthony Macías.

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"Mexican American Mojo is a timely and engaging work that thoroughly demonstrates the development of popular Mexican American culture in mid-twentieth-century Los Angeles. Anthony Macias has written Read more...

 
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