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The tide was always high : the music of Latin America in Los Angeles

Author: Josh Kun; Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA (Project)
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of essays, interviews, and scholarship exploring the often overlooked history of Latin American musicians and music in the shaping of Los Angeles. Featuring a mix of academics, musicians, and journalists, the book listens to the vibrant Latin American soundtracks of Los Angeles, from Hollywood film sets to recording studios, from vaudeville theaters to Sunset Strip nightclubs, and from Carmen Miranda  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tide was always high.
Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017011577
(OCoLC)975176545
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josh Kun; Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA (Project)
ISBN: 9780520294394 0520294394 9780520294400 0520294408
OCLC Number: 974992156
Notes: "The Tide was always high is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far reaching project and ambitious exploration of Latin America and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles, taking place from September 2017 through January 2018 at more than 70 cultural institutions across Southern California."--Page before title page.
Description: xi, 303 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Mexican musical theater and movie palaces in downtown Los Angeles before 1950 / by John Koegel --
Rumba emissaries / by Alexandra T. Vazquez --
Doing the samba on Sunset Boulevard : Carmen Miranda and the Hollywoodization of Latin American music / by Walter Aaron Clark --
Walt Disney's Saludos Amigos : Hollywood and the propaganda of authenticity / by Carol A. Hess --
A century of Latin music at the Hollywood Bowl / by Agustin Gurza --
Voice of the Xtabay and Bullock's Wilshire : hearing Yma Sumac from Southern California / by Carolina A. Miranda --
Musical anthropology : a conversation with Elisabeth Waldo / by Gabriel Reyes-Whittaker --
Esquivel! / by Hans Ulrich Obrist --
Listening across boundaries : soundings from the Paramount Ballroom and Boyle Heights / by David F. García --
Studio stories : interviews with session musicians / by Betto Arcos and Josh Kun --
From Bahianas to the King of Pop... : a speculative history of Brazilian music into Los Angeles / by Brian Cross --
Heroes and saints / by Luis Alfaro --
Staging the dance of coalition with versa-style and CONTRA-TIEMPO / by Cindy García --
Booming bandas of Los Ángeles : gender and the practice of transnational Zapotec philharmonic brass bands / by Xóchitl C. Chávez --
Caminos y canciones en Los Angeles, CA / by Martha Gonzalez.
Responsibility: edited by Josh Kun.

Abstract:

"A collection of essays, interviews, and scholarship exploring the often overlooked history of Latin American musicians and music in the shaping of Los Angeles. Featuring a mix of academics, musicians, and journalists, the book listens to the vibrant Latin American soundtracks of Los Angeles, from Hollywood film sets to recording studios, from vaudeville theaters to Sunset Strip nightclubs, and from Carmen Miranda to Perez Prado and Juan Garcia Esquivel."--Provided by publisher.

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Best Latino/Latin American History Books of 2017 * Remezcla *

 
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