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Oye Como Va!: Hybridity and Identity in Latino Popular Music
Oye Como Va!: Hybridity and Identity in Latino Popular Music
by Deborah Pacini Hernandez
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Listen Up! When the New York-born Tito Puente composed "Oye Como Va!" in the 1960s, his popular song was called "Latin" even though it was a fusion of Afro-Cuban and New York Latino musical influences. A decade later, Carlos Santana,... (read more)

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Essence of Brazilian Percussion and Drum Set - With CD (94 Edition)
Essence of Brazilian Percussion and Drum Set - With CD (94 Edition)
by Ed Uribe
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A study of the language of Brazilian rhythms and song styles. Part I deals exclusively with Brazilian percussion instruments, with a description of each instrument and its rhythms, song styles, techniques, and applications. Part II addresses the drum set.... (read more)

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Contemporary Carioca: Technologies of Mixing in a Brazilian Music Scene
Contemporary Carioca: Technologies of Mixing in a Brazilian Music Scene
by Frederick Moehn
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Brazilian popular music is widely celebrated for its inventive amalgams of styles and sounds. Cariocas, native residents of Rio de Janeiro, think of their city as particularly conducive to musical mixture, given its history as a hub of Brazilian media... (read more)

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Music of Latin America and the Caribbean (11 Edition)
Music of Latin America and the Caribbean (11 Edition)
by Mark Brill
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The Music of Latin America and the Caribbean is the first text written on the rich musical heritage of this region specifically for the non-music major.  The text is arranged by region, focusing on the major countries/regions (Mexico, Brazil, Peru... (read more)

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Handbook of Latin American Music, Second Edition
Handbook of Latin American Music, Second Edition
by Dale A. (edt) Olsen
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The Garland Handbook of Latin American Music is comprised of essays from The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Volume 2, South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Carribean, (1998). Revised and updated, the essays offer detailed, regional... (read more)

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Cumbia!: Scenes of a Migrant Latin American Music Genre
Cumbia!: Scenes of a Migrant Latin American Music Genre
by Hector Fernandez (edt) L'hoeste
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Cumbia is a musical form that originated in northern Colombia and then spread throughout Latin America and wherever Latin Americans travel and settle. It has become one of the most popular musical genre in the Americas. Its popularity is largely due to... (read more)

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Reggaeton (Refiguring American Music)
Reggaeton (Refiguring American Music)
by Raquel Rivera
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A hybrid of reggae and rap, reggaeton is a music with Spanish-language lyrics and Caribbean aesthetics that has taken Latin America, the United States, and the world by storm. Superstars—including Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, and Ivy Queen—garner... (read more)

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Voices of Latin Rock: The People and Events That Created This Sound
Voices of Latin Rock: The People and Events That Created This Sound
by Jim Mccarthy
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Directly from the Mission District in San Francisco, the explosive fusion of Latin, salsa and rock is chronicled from a writer who has followed the music and the musicians for over 30 years. The book covers the stories of prominent Latin rock bands... (read more)

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Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music (Refiguring American Music)
Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music (Refiguring American Music)
by Alexandra T. Vazquez
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Listening in Detail is an original and impassioned take on the intellectual and sensory bounty of Cuban music as it circulates between the island, the United States, and other locations. It is also a powerful critique of efforts to define "Cuban... (read more)

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Brizilian Popular Music and Citizenship (11 Edition)
Brizilian Popular Music and Citizenship (11 Edition)
by Idelber Avelar
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Covering more than one hundred years of history, this multidisciplinary collection of essays explores the vital connections between popular music and citizenship in Brazil. While popular music has served as an effective resource for communities to stake... (read more)

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City of Musical Memory : Salsa, Record Grooves and Popular Culture in Cali, Colombia (02 Edition)
City of Musical Memory : Salsa, Record Grooves and Popular Culture in Cali, Colombia (02 Edition)
by Lise A. Waxer
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Salsa is a popular dance music developed by Puerto Ricans in New York City during the 1960s and 70s, based on Afro-Cuban forms. By the 1980s, the Colombian metropolis of Cali emerged on the global stage as an important center for salsa consumption and... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music
Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music
by George (edt) Torres
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The rich and soulful character of Latin American culture is expressed most vividly in the sounds and expressions of its musical heritage. While other scholars have attempted to define and interpret this body of work, no other resource has provided such a... (read more)

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Play the Songs That Inspired Mamma MIA!: Vocal Selections: Piano/Vocal/Chords
Play the Songs That Inspired Mamma MIA!: Vocal Selections: Piano/Vocal/Chords
by Anderson
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Based on the music from the ever-popular Swedish pop group ABBA, this show tells three wonderful love stories of family and friends on a mythical Greek island. Our folio features eight pages of color photos. Titles: Dancing Queen * Gimme Gimme Gimme *... (read more)

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Amplified Youth
Amplified Youth
by Angelo Sindaco
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##Amplified Youth is a book about being young and crazy for rock'n'roll and the ritual of a concert, capturing the spirit of the celebration of sound, sweat and raw energy through a collection of rigorous black and white photographs. #Angelo Sindaco, a... (read more)

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Salsa World: A Global Dance in Local Contexts (Studies in Latin America & Car)
Salsa World: A Global Dance in Local Contexts (Studies in Latin America & Car)
by Sydney Hutchinson
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Since its emergence in the 1960s, salsa has transformed from a symbol of Nuyorican pride into an emblem of pan-Latinism and finally a form of global popular culture. While Latinos all over the world have developed and even exported their own “dance... (read more)

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Cumbia!: Scenes of a Migrant Latin American Music Genre
Cumbia!: Scenes of a Migrant Latin American Music Genre
by Hector D. Fernandez (edt) L'hoeste
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Cumbia is a musical form that originated in northern Colombia and then spread throughout Latin America and wherever Latin Americans travel and settle. It has become one of the most popular musical genre in the Americas. Its popularity is largely due to... (read more)

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The Strachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings
The Strachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings
by Agustin Gurza
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The Strachwitz Frontera Collection is the largest repository of commercially produced Mexican and Mexican American vernacular recordings in existence. More than 40,000 recordings, all produced during the first half of the 20th century, have been... (read more)

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Performance in World Music Series #3: Salsa!: The Rhythm of Latin Music with CD (Audio)
Performance in World Music Series #3: Salsa!: The Rhythm of Latin Music with CD (Audio)
by Charley Gerard
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White Cliffs's bestselling and most widely reviewed book.... (read more)

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Jenni Rivera: The Diva of Banda Music
Jenni Rivera: The Diva of Banda Music
by Michael Puente
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Tangled Web: The Best Music Tour You Never Heard of
Tangled Web: The Best Music Tour You Never Heard of
by Derek Beres
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