Words and pictures about influential Afro-Cuban Jazz groups.
- 214 pages
Size: 9-1/4" x 7-1/4"
Author: Scott Yanow
Backbeat Books Afro-Cuban Jazz - Third Ear Listening Companion Book
Through anecdotal biographies and evocative photos, this Afro-Cuban Jazz book by jazz author extraordinaire Scott Yanow portrays every key Afro-Cuban Jazz innovator past and present, plus other jazz artists influenced by this infectious music. Also includes reviews and ratings of recordings that make (or don't make) the cut, and essays packed with historical insight not found in other guides. Musicians covered include: Tito Puente, Cal Tjader, Willie Bobo, Machito, Poncho Sanchez, Chucho Valdés, Arturo Sandoval, Mongo Santamaria, Gato Barbieri, Eddie Palmieri, and many more.
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