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Situating Salsa

Global Markets and Local Meanings in Latin Popular Music

By Lise Waxer

Routledge – 2002 – 350 pages

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Description

Situating Salsa offers the first comprehensive consideration of salsa music and its social impact, in its multiple transnational contexts.

Author Bio

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.

Name: Situating Salsa: Global Markets and Local Meanings in Latin Popular Music (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Lise Waxer. Situating Salsa offers the first comprehensive consideration of salsa music and its social impact, in its multiple transnational contexts.
Categories: Ethnomusicology, South American Music, Music, Cultural Study of Popular Music