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

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

by Lise Waxer
     
 

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Situating Salsa offers the first comprehensive consideration of salsa music and its social impact, in its multiple transnational contexts.

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Situating Salsa offers the first comprehensive consideration of salsa music and its social impact, in its multiple transnational contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135725419
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/12/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
350
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Lise Waxer is Assistant Professor of Music at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. She received her PhD. in Ethnomusicology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1998. She has conducted extensive ethnographic and historical research on salsa music and its Cuban roots and also performs Latin jazz and salsa on the piano. She is in the process of completing her first book, The City of Musical Memory: Salsa, Record Grooves, and Local Popular Culture in Columbia.

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