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By Ned Sublette

This unique historical past of Cuba and its song starts off with the collision of Spain and Africa and maintains throughout the period of Miguelito Valdés, Arsenio Rodríguez, Benny Moré, and Pérez Prado. It deals a behind-the-scenes exam of tune from a Cuban viewpoint, unearthing superb, provocative connections and making the case that Cuba was once primary to the evolution of tune within the New global. The methods in which the song of black slaves reworked 16th-century Europe, how the claves seemed, and the way Cuban tune motivated ragtime, jazz, and rhythm and blues are printed. track fanatics will stick to this trip from Andalucía, the Congo, the Calabar, Dahomey, and Yorubaland through Cuba to Mexico, Puerto Rico, Saint-Domingue, New Orleans, manhattan, and Miami. The song is put in a historic context that considers the complexities of the slave exchange; Cuba's dating to the U.S.; its progressive political traditions; the song of Santería, Palo, Abakuá, and Vodú; and a lot more.

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