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Music From Cuba
     

Music From Cuba

by Charley Gerard
 
Examines the Afro-Cuban influence upon Latin American music and its various idioms in the United States, including interviews with noted Afro-Cuban musicians.

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Examines the Afro-Cuban influence upon Latin American music and its various idioms in the United States, including interviews with noted Afro-Cuban musicians.

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Saxophonist, composer, and author Charley Gerard describes the lives and music of both older and younger-generation Cuban-born musicians living in the US, based on extensive interviews. Discusses historical background, the effects of emigration, and musical traditions and their development in the US and historical roots in Cuba, as well as providing bibliographic coverage of Cuban musicians including Mongo Santamar<'i>a, Jes<'u>s Caunedo, Charanga and Pupi Legarreta, Juan- Carlos Formell, and Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros. An appendix lists the musician's album titles; a glossary presents musical terms. Includes additional essays by George Rivera, a music writer, and Richard Davies, trombonist and professor of music at Plattsburgh State U. of New York.. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780275993825
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/2001
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
375 KB

Meet the Author

CHARLEY GERARD is a saxophonist and composer. He is the author of Jazz in Black and White (Greenwood, 1998).

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