Situating Salsa: Global Markets and Local Meanings in Latin Popular Music

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Lise Waxer
Psychology Press, 2002 - Music - 335 pages
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Situating Salsa offers the first comprehensive consideration of salsa music and its social impact, in its multiple transnational contexts.
  

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Contents

LOCATING SALSA
3
PERSONALIZING SALSA
17
Is Salsa a Musical Genre?
23
Marisol BerriosMiranda
32
Memoirs of a Life in Salsa
187
RELOCATING SALSA
219
The Making of a Salsa Music Scene in London
259
Glossary
313
Contributors
321
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Lise Waxer is Assistant Professor of Music at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. She received her PhD. in Ethnomusicology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1998. She has conducted extensive ethnographic and historical research on salsa music and its Cuban roots and also performs Latin jazz and salsa on the piano. She is in the process of completing her first book, The City of Musical Memory: Salsa, Record Grooves, and Local Popular Culture in Columbia.

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