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Salsa rising : New York Latin music of the sixties generation

Author: Juan Flores
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Series: Tempo : a Rowman & Littlefield music series on rock, pop, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the 1920s and 30s, musicians from Latin America and the Caribbean were flocking to New York, lured by the burgeoning recording studios and lucrative entertainment venues. In the late 1940s and 50s, the big-band mambo dance scene at the famed Palladium Ballroom was the stuff of legend, while modern-day music history was being made as the masters of Afro-Cuban and jazz idiom conspired to create Cubop, the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Flores
ISBN: 9780199764891 0199764891 9780199764907 0199764905
OCLC Number: 881721304
Description: xxii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Guaracha to mambo : style shifts of the earlier generations (1930-60) --
Pachanga alegre --
La perfecta fit --
Boogaloo soul --
Revolt in típico --
Fania's Latin thing --
Salsoul challenges.
Series Title: Tempo : a Rowman & Littlefield music series on rock, pop, and culture.
Responsibility: Juan Flores.

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Salsa Rising provides the first full-length historical account of Latin Music in this city guided by close critical attention to issues of tradition and experimentation, authenticity and dilution,  Read more...

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The book is sure to become an indispensable point of reference in the cultural history of salsa. * Juan Carlos Quintero-Herencia, New West Indian Guide * Written in clear, simple prose, this book is Read more...

 
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