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New York and the International Sound of Latin Music, 1940-1990

Benjamin Lapidus

Abstract

New York City has long been a generative nexus for the transnational Latin music scene. Currently, there is no other place in the Americas where such large numbers of people from throughout the Caribbean come together to make music. This book seeks to recognize all of those musicians under one mighty musical sound, especially those who have historically gone unnoticed. Based on archival research, oral histories, interviews, and musicological analysis, the book examines how interethnic collaboration among musicians, composers, dancers, instrument builders, and music teachers in New York City se ... More

Keywords: New York City, Latin music scene, interethnic collaboration, musicians, composers, dancers, instrument builders, music teachers, Spanish Caribbean music, racism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781496831286
Published to University Press of Mississippi: September 2021 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496831286.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Benjamin Lapidus, author
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY