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Driving beats, coursing rhythms, swaying skirts, and swaggering bandleaders playing deep into the sultry night: Latin music is a celebration of life and sensuality, and nowhere are these essential values better reflected than the dazzling record covers that present this music to the world.

Cocinando!: Fifty Years of Latin Album Cover Art draws together the most beautiful, sexy, colorful, innovative, and creative Latin record covers from all the various genres of Latin music: mambo, salsa, bossa nova, tropiclia, Latin jazz, and rock. Featured are covers by such legendary performers as Joo Gilberto, Machito, Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Ray Baretto, Caetano Veloso, Santana, and countless others.

Author Pablo Yglesias provides a compelling introduction to the history of Latin popular music and the designers who have brought this music to visual life.

Book News Annotation:

Graphic designer and DJ Pablo Yglesias celebrates the best of Latin album cover art from the last 50 years. Organized by genre (jazz, soul, salsa, rock, etc.), the main part of the volume is devoted to full-page reproductions of album covers in vivid color. Each of the eight sections opens with a brief introduction by the author. A discography is found at the back of the volume.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Driving beats, coursing rhythms, swaying skirts, and swaggering bandleaders playing deep into the sultry night: Latin music is a celebration of life and sensuality, and nowhere are these essential values better reflected than the dazzling record covers that present this music to the world

Synopsis:

Fifty years of Latin Album covers, the definitive compilation of Latin music graphics.

About the Author

Pablo Yglesias is a Massachusetts-based graphic designer and DJ. Izzy Sanabria is the legendary art director of Fania Records.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781568984605
Foreword:
Sanabria, Izzy
Publisher:
Princeton Architectural Press
Foreword by:
Sanabria, Izzy
Foreword:
Sanabria, Izzy
Author:
Yglesias, Pablo
Author:
Sanabria, Izzy
Location:
New York
Subject:
Popular music
Subject:
Sound recordings
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Popular music -- Latin America.
Subject:
Popular music -- United States.
Subject:
Music -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
2001-211100
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.75 x 7.75 x 1 in 1.47 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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