Situating Salsa

Global Markets and Local Meanings in Latin Popular Music

By Lise Waxer

© 2002 – Routledge

350 pages | 10 Color Illus.

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About the Book

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

About the Author

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUS036000
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Latin