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Afro-Latinidad: Music/Sound

Audio Files

Smithsonian Global Sound
Over 2900 online audio recordings (over 42,000 tracks) of American folk, blues, bluegrass, jazz, spoken word, and world music. Rutgers-restricted Access
Nueva York: A Tape Documentary of Puerto Rican New Yorkers
Tony Schwartz. New York, Folkways, 1955. Audio file.


Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
Important reference work for research in ethnomusicology. Rutgers-restricted Access


Cuban and Venezuelan Music: Bibliography
Bibliography from Dr. Schwartz-Kates (University of Miami).

Some Books

More Than Drumming: Essays on African and Afro-Latin American Music and Musicians
Irene V. Jackson, editor. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, 1985. 
Salsiology: Afro-Cuban Music and the Evolution of Salsa in New York City
Vernon W. Goggs. New York, Greenwood Press, 1992. 
The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music From the Caribbean to New York City
César Miguel Rondón. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 2008. 
The Hidden History of Capoeira: A Collision of Cultures in the Brazilian Battle Dance
Maya Talmon-Chvaicer. Austin TX., University of Texas Press, 2008. 

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