Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

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The rich and soulful character of Latin American culture is expressed most vividly in the sounds and expressions of its musical heritage. While other scholars have attempted to define and interpret this body of work, no other resource has provided such a detailed view of the topic, covering everything from the mambo and unique music instruments to the biographies of famous Latino musicians. Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music delivers scholarly, authoritative, and accessible information on the subject, and is the only single-volume reference in English that is devoted to an encyclopedic study of the popular music in this genre. This comprehensive texta€”organized alphabeticallya€”contains roughly 200 entries and includes a chronology, discussion of themes in Latin American music, and 37 biographical sidebars of significant musicians and performers. The depth and scope of the book's coverage will benefit music courses, as well as studies in Latin American history, multicultural perspectives, and popular culture.Later in the decade, descargas apa€” peared at famous New York clubs like Royal a€”Roots, Bop City, and Birdland. Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parkera#39;s pieces with the Machito Orchestra in 1948 and 1949 produced tracks that were 10 to 15anbsp;...


Title:Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music
Author: George Torres
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2013-03-27
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