1st Edition

Situating Salsa
Global Markets and Local Meanings in Latin Popular Music

ISBN 9780815340201
Published May 3, 2002 by Routledge
350 Pages 10 Color Illustrations

USD $62.95

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Book Description

Situating Salsa offers the first comprehensive consideration of salsa music and its social impact, in its multiple transnational contexts.



Lise Waxer is Assistant Professor of Music at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. She received her PhD. in Ethnomusicology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1998. She has conducted extensive ethnographic and historical research on salsa music and its Cuban roots and also performs Latin jazz and salsa on the piano. She is in the process of completing her first book, The City of Musical Memory: Salsa, Record Grooves, and Local Popular Culture in Columbia.