Sounding Salsa: Performing Latin Music in New York City (Studies In Latin America & Car)

Sounding Salsa: Performing Latin Music in New York City (Studies In Latin America & Car)

By: Christopher Washburne (author)Paperback

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Examines how musicians navigated their everyday lives, grappling with the intercultural tensions and commercial pressures that were so pronounced on the salsa scene

Contents

Table of Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction: Salsa in New York; 1: Salsa Bands and the performance of Pueble; 2: "The music is so good but the scene is pure dues!": Salsa Musicians; 3: "Play like there's a gun to your head!": The Aesthetics and Performance Practice of Sounding Violence in Salsa; 4: New York Salsa and Drugs: Aesthetics, Performance Practice, Governmental Policy, and the Illicit Drug Trade; 5: La India and the Masquerading of Gender on the Salsa Scene; 6: "They are going to hear this in Puerto Rico. It has got to be good!": The Sound and Style of Salsa

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592133161
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9781592133161
  • ISBN10: 1592133169

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