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Latin Jazz: The Other Jazz

Christopher Washburne


Latin Jazz: The Other Jazz is an issue-oriented historical and ethnographic study that focuses on key moments in the history of the music in order to unpack the cultural forces that have shaped its development. The broad historical scope of this study, which traces the dynamic interplay of Caribbean and Latin American musical influence from eighteenth- and nineteenth-century colonial New Orleans through to the present global stage, provides an in-depth contextual foundation for exploring how musicians work with and negotiate through the politics of nation, place, race, and ethnicity in the eth ... More

Keywords: Latin Jazz, Jazz, Caribbean Music, Latin American Music

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780195371628
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195371628.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher Washburne, author
Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology, Columbia University