Cubano Be, Cubano Bop: One Hundred Years of Jazz in Cuba by Leonardo Acosta,Paquito D'Rivera,Daniel Whitesell

By Leonardo Acosta,Paquito D'Rivera,Daniel Whitesell

in line with unparalleled learn in Cuba, the direct testimony of ratings of Cuban musicians, and the author's specified adventure as a widespread jazz musician, Cubano Be, Cubano Bop is destined to take its position one of the classics of jazz heritage. The paintings will pay tribute not just to a distinct lineage of Cuban jazz musicians and composers, yet additionally to the wealthy musical exchanges among Cuban and American jazz during the 20th century.

The paintings starts off with the 1st encounters among Cuban tune and jazz round the flip of the final century. Acosta writes in regards to the presence of Cuban musicians in New Orleans and the “Spanish tinge” in early jazz from the town, the formation and unfold of the 1st jazz ensembles in Cuba, the massive bands of the thirties, and the inception of “Latin jazz.” He explores the evolution of Bebop, Feeling, and Mambo within the forties, resulting in the explosion of Cubop or Afro-Cuban jazz and the thoughts of the mythical musicians and composers Machito, Mario Bauzá, Dizzy Gillespie, and Chano Pozo. The paintings concludes with a brand new new release of Cuban jazz artists, together with the Grammy award-winning musicians and composers Chucho Valdés and Paquito D’Rivera.

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