×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Situating Salsa: Global Markets and Local Meanings in Latin Popular Music / Edition 1
     

Situating Salsa: Global Markets and Local Meanings in Latin Popular Music / Edition 1

by Lise Waxer
 

See All Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0815340192

ISBN-13: 9780815340195

Pub. Date: 04/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This collection represents the first comprehensive consideration of salsa music and its social impact from a transnational perspective. Consisting of 13 essays, this volume explores the diffusion of this popular sound from its Hispanic Caribbean origins to audiences around the world. With contributions from a dozen leading scholars, experts, and musicians, including a

Overview

This collection represents the first comprehensive consideration of salsa music and its social impact from a transnational perspective. Consisting of 13 essays, this volume explores the diffusion of this popular sound from its Hispanic Caribbean origins to audiences around the world. With contributions from a dozen leading scholars, experts, and musicians, including a piece by revered salsa composer Tite Curet Alonso, this book traces the myriad ways in which salsa music has moved beyond its Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican roots to become an international musical commodity. Situating Salsa will prove to be the definitive guide for students, scholars, and anyone who would understand salsa's global impact.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815340195
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/2002
Series:
Perspectives in Global Pop Ser.
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsix
Prefacexi
Part ILocating Salsa
1.Situating Salsa: Latin Music at the Crossroads3
2.Is Salsa a Musical Genre?23
3.Salsa and Socialism: Dance Music in Cuba, 1959-9951
4."Cha-Cha with a Backbeat": Songs and Stories of Latin Boogaloo75
5.Salsa Romantica: An Analysis of Style101
Part IIPersonalizing Salsa
6.La Lupe, La India, and Celia: Toward a Feminist Genealogy of Salsa Music135
7.El Hombre que Respira Debajo del Agua: Trans-Boricua Memories, Identities, and Nationalisms Performed through the Death of Hector Lavoe161
8.Memoirs of a Life in Salsa187
9.Poncho Sanchez, Latin Jazz, and the Cuban Son: A Stylistic and Social Analysis201
Part IIIRelocating Salsa
10.Llego la Salsa: The Rise of Salsa in Venezuela and Colombia219
11.Se Prohibe Escuchar "Salsa y Control": When Salsa Arrived in Buenaventura, Colombia247
12.The Making of a Salsa Music Scene in London259
13.Salsa No Tiene Fronteras: Orquesta de la Luz and the Globalization of Popular Music289
Glossary313
Contributors321
Index325

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews