Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo

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This entertaining history of Cuba and its music begins with the collision of Spain and Africa and continues through the era of Miguelito Vald???s, Arsenio Rodr???guez, Benny Mor???, and P???rez Prado. It offers a behind-the-scenes examination of music from a Cuban point of view, unearthing surprising, provocative connections and making the case that Cuba was fundamental to the evolution of music in the New World. The ways in which the music of black slaves transformed 16th-century Europe, how the claves appeared, and how ...

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Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo
2007, Chicago Review Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781556526329

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Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo
2004, Chicago Review Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781556525162

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