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Arsenio Rodríguez and the transnational flows of Latin popular music / David F. García.

García, David F. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Stan Getz Library ML410.R63235 G37 2006 37684001001948 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1592133851 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 159213386X (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781592133857 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781592133864 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xii, 210 p. : ill., music ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Temple University Press, 2006.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-202), discography (p. [147]-166), and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction. Feeling son montuno : issues and theoretical approach -- I was born of Africa : Black consciousness and Cubanidad. Formative years ; Reclaiming Africa ; Adore her as Martí did -- Negro y macho : Arsenio Rodríguez's conjunto and son montuno style. The early septetos and conjunto, 1926-44 ; Contratiempo and the emergence of the son montuno feel ; Placing the emergence of son montuno -- Who's who in mambo? Migrating to New York City ; I sell rhythm! The political economy of son montuno and mambo ; The pueblo pueblo of El Barrio and the Bronx -- Remembering the past with El Ciego Maravilloso. Arsenio Rodríguez in Chicago, Curaçao, and Los Angeles ; Nostalgia, exile politics, and the presalsa milieu in New York City ; Final performances and death in Los Angeles -- Salsa and Arsenio Rodríguez's legacy. We were disciples of Arsenio ; Son montuno and salsa aesthetics -- Conclusion : remembering Arsenio Rodríguez, remembering son montuno.
Subject: Rodríguez, Arsenio
Musicians > Cuba > Biography.
Popular music > Latin America > History and criticism.

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