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Through anecdotal biographies and evocative photos, this book by jazz author extraordinaire Scott Yanow portrays every key Afro-Cuban Jazz innovator past and present, plus other jazz artists influenced by this infectious music. Also includes reviews and ratings of recordings that make (or don't make) the cut, and essays packed with historical insight not found in other guides. Musicians covered include: Tito Puente, Cal Tjader, Willie Bobo, Machito, Poncho Sanchez, Chucho Valdes, Arturo Sandoval, Mongo Santamaria, Gato Barbieri, Eddie Palmieri, and many more.

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This ultimate guide to Afro-Cuban jazz features insightful reviews and ratings of key recordings, plus informed styles essays and artist profiles.

Synopsis:

Often called "Latin jazz" today, Afro-Cuban jazz dates back to 1947, when Cuban percussionist Chano Pozo joined Dizzy Gillespie's big band, helping to fuse bebop with Cuban folk music and rhythms. This book focuses on the jazz side of this irresistible musical mixture, covering such early figures as Tito Puente and Willie Bobo and today's leading artists. 50 photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780879306199
Author:
Yanow, Scott
Publisher:
Miller Freeman Books
Location:
San Francisco
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Ethnic
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Jazz
Subject:
Jazz musicians
Subject:
Latin jazz. .
Subject:
Songbooks - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Jazz
Subject:
Latin jazz - History and criticism
Subject:
Printed Music - General
Subject:
Music-Folk and Ethnic
Series:
Third Ear
Series Volume:
124
Publication Date:
20001231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
214
Dimensions:
9.29x7.41x.63 in. 1.00 lbs.

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Product details 214 pages Backbeat Books - English 9780879306199 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This ultimate guide to Afro-Cuban jazz features insightful reviews and ratings of key recordings, plus informed styles essays and artist profiles.
"Synopsis" by , Often called "Latin jazz" today, Afro-Cuban jazz dates back to 1947, when Cuban percussionist Chano Pozo joined Dizzy Gillespie's big band, helping to fuse bebop with Cuban folk music and rhythms. This book focuses on the jazz side of this irresistible musical mixture, covering such early figures as Tito Puente and Willie Bobo and today's leading artists. 50 photos.
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