Salsiology: Afro-Cuban Music and the Evolution of Salsa in New York City
Boggs presents a readable, exciting history of Salsa, showing how Afro-Cuban music was embraced in New York City and how it has undergone cycles of popularity and been replicated abroad. From its roots in Cuba through present-day Salsa clubs, Boggs provides a tour of a popular music form that has had a significant impact on the Latin community as well as contemporary musicians and composers. Extensively illustrated with photographs of the bands and clubs as well as the key leaders and promoters, the book also contains interviews with top performers and others instrumental in making salsa what it is today.
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no other book gives the history and importance to cuban son and salsa like vernon's book - a must have for american studies, ethnomusicology studies, etc. Read full review