From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz (Music of the African by Raul A. Fernandez

By Raul A. Fernandez

This ebook explores the complexity of Cuban dance tune and the webs that attach it, musically and traditionally, to different Caribbean tune, to salsa, and to Latin Jazz. constructing a scholarly beginning for the learn of this track, Raul A. Fernandez introduces a suite of phrases, definitions, and empirical info that let for a broader, extra knowledgeable dialogue. He provides interesting musical biographies of well-known performers Cachao López, Mongo Santamaría, Armando Peraza, Patato Valdés, Francisco Aguabella, Cándido Camero, Chocolate Armenteros, and Celia Cruz. according to interviews that the writer performed over a nine-year interval, those profiles supply in-depth exams of the musicians’ big contributions to either Afro-Cuban track and Latin Jazz. additionally, Fernandez examines the hyperlinks among Cuban track and different Caribbean musics; analyzes the musical and poetic foundations of the Cuban son shape; addresses the salsa phenomenon; and develops the classy build of sabor, imperative to Cuban song.

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