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Author Leymarie, Isabelle.

Title Cuban fire : the saga of salsa and Latin jazz / Isabelle Leymarie.

Published London : Continuum, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  781.64 Ley /0010 acn.114866    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Cuban fire. English.
Physical description vi, 394 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index.
Contents I Roots -- 1 From African liturgies to Creole rhythms 9 -- II 1920s and 1930s: son, rumba, and conga -- 2 Havana and Cuba 44 -- 3 United States and Puerto Rico 83 -- III 1940s and 1950s: the golden age of Cuban music -- 4 Havana and Cuba 108 -- 5 United States and Puerto Rico 157 -- IV 1960s: the pachanga, the boogaloo, and Latin soul -- 6 Havana and Cuba 208 -- 7 United States and Puerto Rico 216 -- V From the 1970s until today: advent of the songo -- 8 Havana and Cuba 244 -- 9 United States and Puerto Rico 267 -- 10 Rest of the world 329 -- Interviews 348.
Language notes Translation of: Cuban fire : musiques populaires d'expression cubaine.
Subject Popular music -- Cuba -- History and criticism.
Folk music -- Cuba -- History and criticism.
Variant Title Saga of salsa and Latin jazz.
Salsa and Latin jazz.
ISBN 0826455867 : £25.00