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Prologue
Part One:
One Man's Word
Part Two:
Turning Westward
Part Three:
An African Movement
Part Four:
Cuba
Part Five:
Revolution
Part Six:
Puerto Rico
Part Seven:
Borinquen NYC
Part Eight:
Who Owns Salsa?
Part Nine:
Salsa in the UK
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A History of Salsa
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Subject: Thanks for the mentions / credits / recognition

I'd like to know who the writer is
(the author of the History of Salsa)

Give my thanks and offer a few notes.

Thanks
Salsamente
Izzy Sanabria

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Books
Aparacio, Frances A. (1997) Listening to Salsa: Gender, Latin Popular Music and Puerto Rican Cultures. Wesleyan University Pr; ISBN 0819563080.

Austerlitz, Paul (1996). Merengue: Dominican Music and Dominican Identity. Temple University Press. ISBN 1566394848.

Bottomer, Paul (1990). Tango Argentino: The Technique. Sounds Sensational. ISBN 0 9517243 0 4.

Dworsky, Alan, and Sansby, Betsy (1994). Conga Drumming: A Beginners Guide to Playing With Time. Dancing Hands Music. ISBN 0963880101.

Dworsky, Alan, and Sansby, Betsy (1997). A Rhythmic Vocabulary: A Musician's Guide to Understanding and Improvising With Rhythm. Dancing Hands Music. ISBN 0963880128.

Fryer, Peter (1984). Staying Power: The History of Black People in Britain. Pluto Press. ISBN 0861047494.

Gerard, Charley (1998). Salsa: The Rhythm of Latin Music (Performance in World Music Series, No. 3). White Cliffs Media Company. ISBN 0941677354.

Glasser, Ruth (1997). My Music Is My Flag : Puerto Rican Musicians and Their New York Communities, 1917-1940 (Latinos in American Society and Culture). University of California Press. ISBN 0520208900.

Harris, Paul (1998) Salsa & Merengue: the Essential Step-by-Step Guide. Sigma Leisure. ISBN 1850586993.

Jonas, Gerald (1992). Dancing: The Power of Dance Around the World.
ISBN 0 563 36411 4.

Mañuel, Peter (1995). Caribbean Currents: Caribbean Music from Rumba to Reggae. Temple University Press. ISBN 1566393396.

Mauleon, Rebeca (1993). Salsa Guidebook for Piano and Ensemble, Spiral edition. Sher Music Company. ISBN 0961470194.

Mauleon-Santana, Rebeca (1999). 101 Montunos. Sher Music Company.
ISBN 1 883217 07 5.

Ospina, Hernando C. (1992). Salsa! Havana Heat, Bronx Beat. New York University Press. ISBN 090615698X.

Roberts, John Storm (1999). The Latin Tinge: The Impact of Latin American Music on the United States. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0195121015.

Steward, Sue (1999). Salsa: Musical Heartbeat of Latin America. Thames and Hudson. ISBN 050028153X.

Sublette, Ned (2004). Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo. Chicago Review Press. ISBN 1556525168.

Sulsbrück, Birger (1990). Latin-American Percussion, revised edition. Beekman Pub. ISBN 0846433966.

Waxer, Lise (2002). Situating Salsa: Global Markets and Local Meanings in Latin Popular Music (Perspectives in Global Pop). Routledge. ISBN 0815340206.

Williamson, Edwin (1993). The Penguin History of Latin America. The Penguin Press, 1992. ISBN 0 14 012559 0.
 

Videos
"Getting Started With Congas" series with Bobby Sanabria, LP music.

"Latin-American Percussion" by Birger Sulsbrück.

"Nuestra Cosa Latina - Our Latin Thing" produced by Larry Harlow.

"Salsa Nightclub Style" by Eddie Torres.


Web
American Memory Library of Congress
History of Dance
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/dihtml/dihome.html

Izzy Sanabria's Salsa Pages
http://www.salsamagazine.com/

The Timetable History of Cuba by J.A.Sierra
http://www.historyofcuba.com/cuba.htm

Tuning with the Enemy
http://www.ovationtv.com/cuba/tuning.html

 

 
1999 Salsa & Merengue Society
Email: enquiries@salsa-merengue.co.uk