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From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz

Raul Fernandez

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247079
eISBN:
9780520939448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247079.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book explores the complexity of Cuban dance music and the webs that connect it, musically and historically, to other Caribbean music, to salsa, and to Latin Jazz. Establishing a scholarly ... More


Chocolate Dreams

Raul A. Fernandez

in From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247079
eISBN:
9780520939448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247079.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at a leading melody instrumentalist in the Cuban son tradition, Alfredo “Chocolate” Armenteros, whose name of has become synonymous in the United States with the traditional style ... More


Music Everywhere

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0026
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the enormous variety of music that can be heard on the Curacaoan radio from Latin American, North American to classical European. It discusses typical instruments on the island ... More


You Can Tell Just by Listening, Can’t You?

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In this chapter the scene is set with a description of the location and his home on the island of Curaçao, 30 miles off the coast of Venezuela. It briefly discusses the music influences on the island.


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