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Sounding Salsa: Performing Latin Music in New York City

Sounding Salsa: Performing Latin Music in New York City

by Christopher Washburne
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About the Author:
Christopher Washburne is an Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology at Columbia University and the founder and Director of Columbia's Louis Armstrong Jazz Performance Program

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592133161
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 06/28/2008
Series: Studies In Latin America & Car Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 897,763
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction: Salsa in New York     1
Salsa Bands and the Performance of Pueble     39
"The music is so good, but the scene is pure dues!": Salsa Musicians     77
"Play like there's a gun to your head!": The Aesthetics and Performance Practice of Sounding Violence in Salsa     109
New York Salsa and Drugs: Aesthetics, Performance Practice, Governmental Policy, and the Illicit Drug Trade     130
La India and the Masquerading of Gender on the Salsa Scene     151
"They are going to hear this in Puerto Rico. It has got to be good!": The Sound and Style of Salsa     165
Appendix 1     207
Appendix 2     209
Notes     215
Bibliographic References     229
Index     245

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