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  Latin music in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was common in dance halls in the 30s and 40s for a Latin orchestra, such as that of Vincent Lopez, to alternate with a big band because dancers insisted on it.
Latin music was extremely popular with dancers, not only the samba, paso doble, rumba, and mambo, but even the conga.
While Latin music has been popular for many years, its current popularity in the mainstream may have come only after the untimely death of the popular Tex Mex singer Selena.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Latin_music_in_the_United_States   (586 words)

 Latin American music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Latin American music, sometimes simply called Latin music, includes the music of many countries and comes in many varieties, from the simple, rural conjunto music of northern Mexico to the sophisticated habanera of Cuba, from the symphonies of Heitor Villa-Lobos to the simple and moving Andean flute.
Salsa is an amalgamation of Latin musical styles, especially Cuban and Puerto Rican, created in the pan-Latin melting pot of New York City in the early 1970s.
Music from non-Latin parts of the Caribbean are also popular, especially Jamaican reggae and dub, and Trinidadian calypso music.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Latin_American_music   (1515 words)

 Latin American music - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It includes the music of many countries and comes in many varieties, from the down-home conjunto music of northern Mexico to the sophisticated habanera of Cuba, from the symphonies of Heitor Villa-Lobos to the simple and moving Andean flute.
These cultures had well-developed musical institutions that were "reduced to simpler levels and styles through the annihilation or reduction of the ruling classes, and through the introduction of Christianity" (Nettl, p.
Imported styles of popular music with a distinctively Latin style include Latin jazz, Argentinean rock and Chilean rock, and Cuban and Mexican hip hop, all based of styles from the United States (jazz, rock and roll and [[hip hop musichip hop).
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /latin_music.htm   (944 words)

 Locating Louis Simão in the Toronto Latin Music community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The group, which performs Brazilian folkloric music with lyrics in Portuguese, is one of a handful of aggregations in the Toronto Latin Music scene that features Simão.
They commented on the "cosmopolitan [ness]" of his music, suggesting, "if Salsa is the spice of Latin American Music, then percussionist Memo Acevedo is a master chef." [10] To be fair, there are, as Juan Flores (2000a: 7) has pointed out, certain inevitabilities and strategic advantages to such pan-ethnic concepts as Latino and Hispanic.
Signifying theories in music suggest, "when a musician performs a song, he or she not only plays a melody and a set of chord changes but also plays with and in some ways "comments" on earlier versions of that song" (Ake, 2002: 150).
www.icce.rug.nl /~soundscapes/VOLUME07/Louis_Simao.html   (4404 words)

 Latin American Music Styles
Even a native Latin American senses the difficulty, except of course when he has to identify the kind of music which is unique to his home country.
In Latin America, there is usually some local musical flavor to be noticed on most stations.
A great web source for Latin music of all kinds is Descarga.
home.swipnet.se /gersnaes/henriks/lamusic.html   (2065 words)

 MP3.com - the source for digital music!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Latin music is a catch-all term for a number of diverse styles from different regions and countries in Latin America.
Latin America is also known for such dance music as salsas and sambas, which have layers of percussion, blaring horns and an infectious sense of style.
With the exception of tejano and mariachi, which is folk and pop based, most Latin music is defined by its strong rhythms.
www.mp3.com /latin/genre/22/summary.html   (465 words)

 Department of Foreign Languages, Salem State College: Jon Aske
Latin American music is extremely rich and varied, encompassing different traditions from Mexico, Central America, South America (Spanish-speaking countries and Portuguese-speaking Brazil, among others), and the Caribbean (Spanish-speaking Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic, as well as French influenced Haiti, and the British Caribbean, most notably Jamaica).
Latin American music has benefited from very varied influences: Spanish and Portuguese, Native American (especially in the Amazon region, Mexico, Guatemala and the Andes), and African (primarily in the Caribbean islands and Caribbean coast of South America).
The vallenato is accordion-based music of the valleys of eastern Colombia.
www.lrc.salemstate.edu /aske/latmusic.htm   (5860 words)

 Dance and music of Latin America - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Its dance and music is known to be very sexy and promiscuous, and is recognizable by anyone familiar with dance.
Salsa and the more popular Latin dances were created and embraced into the culture in the early and middle 1900s.
Latin American music has had a large influence on the form the dances have today.
www.music.us /education/D/Dance-and-music-of-Latin-America.htm   (679 words)

 Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards 2005
The conference is attended by over 1000 sponsors, press and powerful music industry executives, and includes showcase performances by over 20 artists, panel discussions on important industry issues, a one-on-one interview with an industry superstar conducted by Leila Cobo, Billboard's Latin music bureau chief, and many other fun-filled festivities.
The week is capped off by the longest running, most prestigious awards show in the music industry, The Billboard Latin Music Awards, which honors the biggest and brightest stars in the industry.
Finalists and winners are the most popular albums, songs, and performers in Latin music as determined by the actual sales and radio airplay data that informs Billboard's weekly charts.
www.billboardevents.com /billboardevents/latin/index.jsp   (425 words)

 Latin American music and dance
A form of music and dance of the Caribbean, calypso had its primary development in Trinidad, where it is associated particularly with the pre-lenten carnival.
Salsa (Spanish for "hot sauce") is a style of popular music that emerged from New York City's Hispanic community during the mid-1970s, developing from a blend of Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican music with rock and jazz.
Its roots are in the Latin dance music of the 1940s--which used trumpets, flutes, and voices--and the dance rhythms of the 1950s that have had varying degrees of popularity since then--the rhumba, mambo, and chacha.
users.wpi.edu /~arivera/music.html   (1483 words)

 William and Gayle Cook Music Library: Special collections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Thomas Binkley Early Music Recordings Archive is a research collection of vinyl, compact disc, and cassette recordings of repertoire composed before the end of the Baroque period.
The archive was established in the late 1980s as "The Early Music Archive" by Thomas Binkley, then Head of the Early Music Institute at Indiana University.
The collection was founded in 1961 with the establishment by the Indiana University School of Music and the Rockefeller Foundation of The Latin American Music Center.
www.music.indiana.edu /collections/special.html   (2739 words)

 Guide to Latin Music
In the late 1960s musical influences outside of Brazil like Rock were having their influence upon Brazilian music and musicians, who, while remaining faithful to Brazilian rhythms and styles, were happy to experiment with new styles and instrumentation.
The bachata is a more romantic, slower dance music that has been popularized in recent years by rising star Juan Luis Guerra, who has added more sophistication and innovation to both the lyrics and arrangements of his merengues and bachatas.
Flamenco music in the southern region of Andalucia.
www.caravanmusic.com /GuideLatinMusic.htm   (3632 words)

 The emergence of Latin American music --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
With infectious songs that blended the samba music of his own country with American jazz, the Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos Jobim launched the musical style known as bossa nova in the late 1950s.
From its founding in 1954 until 1971 it was known as the Latin American Federation of...
Contains sheet music illustrations, a sheet music timeline, information about the collection, a selected bibliography on sheet music, a keyword browser, and subject and name indices.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article?tocId=9312103   (945 words)

 Latin American music at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
de:Lateinamerikanische Musik Latin American music, or the music of Latin America, is sometimes called Latin music.
Not to be forgotten also is the fact that Latin America produced one of the greatest boy bands in history, Menudo, out of which Martin came from, and which spawned mass hysteria worldwide and a string of other groups (Such as Mexico's Magneto, Puerto Rico's Los Chicos and Venezuela's Los Chamos and Ufff!!
Although Spain isn't a part of Latin America, Spanish music and Latin American music strongly cross-fertilized each other, but Latin music also absorbed influences from English and American music, and.
wiki.tatet.com /Latin_American_music.html   (248 words)

 Latin Jazz Network - Artists, Music, Articles, Events, Interviews, Reviews
Music was everywhere; on the radio and in the streets.
In a recent interview he described his music as, "an exploration of all the Creole parts of Cuban music and culture and American contemporary jazz."...
Cuban Music from A to Z - Listening to Salsa - Faces of Salsa, A Spoken History of The Music - Le Grand Tango: The Life and Music of Astor Piazzolla
www.latinjazznet.com   (818 words)

The smooth, beautiful music with the joyful, vibrant Carnaval beat, is a dynamic combination of rhythms from the world's African, Caribbean and Latin regions.
In Latin dance music, the male dancer leads his partner in a joint expression of her sensuality, and together their movement should be elegant to behold.
The music with the cheerful, colourful, vibrant sound is an Afro-Cuban Music, being a direct descendant of the Cuban Son
www.carnaval.com /music/salsa.htm   (1463 words)

 El Premio de la Gente(R), Latin Music Fan Awards and Chevrolet Presents 2005 Winners at Star-Studded Los Angeles Event ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We honor music fans and their passions by allowing them to choose the award winners.
We are absolutely thrilled about this great night celebrating Latin music and the special performances.
The contagious energy of Latin music will flood the Telemundo broadcast on October 29th and we cannot wait to share the show with music fans around the world," said Luis Medina, executive producer and founder of the event.
www.forbes.com /prnewswire/feeds/prnewswire/2005/10/14/prnewswire200510141520PR_NEWS_B_WES_LA_LAF054.html   (803 words)

 Latin Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Henrik Klemetz and Jay Novello present: Latin American Music Styles with samples in Real Audio format "Spanish music", "Latin rhythms", are standard labels used by DXers to describe the kind of music...
Latin Music Masters Form Mentorship program Want to learn to play or sing from one of the best...
Our goal is not only to present the best in Latin music, but also to encourage a mixture of musical traditions that results in new creative collaborations and truly new music.
www.awdmusic.com /LatinMusic   (973 words)

 Zona Latina: Latin American Music
Rites of Rhythm : The Music of Cuba.
The Latin Beat: The Rhythms and Roots of Latin Music, from Bossa Nova to Salsa and Beyond.
Cuban Music: From Son and Rumba to the Buena Vista Social Club and Timba Cubana.
www.zonalatina.com /Zlmusic.htm   (483 words)

 Latin Music Artists - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
LATIN MUSIC ARTISTS.com (LMA), is a subscription-based service connecting Latin bands, artists, singers, composers, songwriters and producers to the music industry and to film / TV music opportunities.
LMA works with all genres of Latin music.
LATIN MUSIC ARTISTS.com (LMA), es una compañía basada en membresías que conecta bandas latinas, artistas, cantantes, compositores, canta-autores y productores con la industria de la música y supervisores de música para Cine y TV.
www.latinmusicartists.com   (92 words)

 Amazon.com Music: Save on thousands of CDs from your favorite artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Since her 1993 debut, Tuesday Night Music Club, Sheryl Crow has been churning out unassailably appealing CDs in an unassailably appealing voice.
Which means, according to the rules of the pop music...
Find out with Music Lust: Recommended Listening for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason, the debut book from "international tastemaker" Harcourt, host of KCRW's hugely influential program, Morning Becomes Eclectic.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/5174   (370 words)

 Descarga.com: Home
Papo Vázquez is one of Latin music’s most prominent trombonists and talented composers.
Time and again he surprised me with the complexity of his thoughts about the music and his place in it as he grappled with issues of musical control versus freedom, tradition and innovation, and integration of his still-evolving personal and musical identities into a coherent whole.
The vast scope of Latin jazz is spanned in this diverse mix of approaches to the genre.
www.descarga.com   (4013 words)

 Guide to Salsa Dancing in Amsterdam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There is a different theme every week: Mambo, Classic, Latin, Romantica and Cuban.
Hopefully, this will bring back the old days when Ram's was the most popular Salsa club in town.
The Summerbreeze Latin Night -better known as Vondelpark - parties have found a new home at the Westergasterras.
www.xs4all.nl /~ehautus/salsa-amsterdam.html   (406 words)

 Tumi Cuban and Latin American Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tumi Music is the result of almost 20 years of travelling, eating, sharing and living in Latin America.
We pride ourselves on promoting with enthusiasm and foresight, popular, new and traditional music as well as forms of music which were previously unknown.
Fused inside her music are traces from further afield, from iconclastic jazz and rock to today's Brazil.
www.tumi.music.ndirect.co.uk   (1270 words)

 An Archive of Past Events
Through the Center, musicians from the Americas come together with the essence of their own cultures to investigate, exchange, develop, perfect, and promulgate their musical knowledge and gifts as a means of better understanding one another through mutual respect of the peoples and arts of our hemisphere.
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, in full cooperation with the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Inter-American Music Council, founded the Center in 1984, to offer graduate degrees (Masters and Doctoral) in the full range of music studies with concentrations in Latin American music.
In addition to such scholarly journals as The Musical Quarterly, Journal of the Royal Music Association, Notes, Heterofonía, and Inter-American Music Review, he is a contributor to the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians II, The Encyclopedia of the Renaissance, and The Reader's Guide to Music: History, Theory and Criticism.
lamc.cua.edu   (466 words)

 Latin Music
From African salsa to Cuban son, Afro-Latin Party is a non-stop celebration of the Latin sounds heard in...
Innovative Latin music by exciting new artists from Latin America and beyond.
A Latin dance party with a twist, featuring salsa from Greece, India, Scotland and beyond.
www.putumayo.com /catalog/itemlist.php?cat_id=00011   (159 words)

 ¡Latin Music!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I hate latin muisc, country music and rap but thats my opinion.
It's the Latin music radio station in GTA: Vice City.
Ah yes, divorce, from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man's genitals through his wallet.
www.cgshock.com /forums/showthread.php?t=744   (552 words)

 Latin American Music Review: University of Texas Press
explores the historical, ethnographic, and socio-cultural dimensions of Latin American music in Latin American social groups, including the Puerto Rican, Mexican, Cuban, and Portuguese populations in the United States.
Ethnographic Transcription and Music Ideology in Haiti: The Music of Werner A. Jaegerhuber
Musical examples should be copied on a separate sheet of music manuscript paper with indication of the location in the main body of the paper.
www.utexas.edu /utpress/journals/jlamr.html   (584 words)

 UW Libraries - Music Library - Ethnomusicology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Music of the Caribbean, Latin and South America
Archive of Maori and Pacific Music at the University of Auckland
Music, Myth, and History in the Mediterranean: Diaspora and the Return to Modernity Philp Bohlman
www.lib.washington.edu /music/world.html   (973 words)

We would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every person who participated in the 6th Annual Latin Alternative Music Conference, making it the most successful and best attended LAMC to date.
We hope that you all walked away with great contacts, new insights and a rekindled passion for this music we love called Latin Alternative.
It has placed its hopes on the quality of the music, in the mainstream acceptance of Latin hybrids by hitmakers like Shakira, and in the inevitability of demographic changes that are creating a young, bilingual audience.”
www.latinalternative.com   (297 words)

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