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Teatro Danzante Cocolo

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...In the Dominican Republic, cocolo is a term for black migrant workers from the anglophone Lesser Antilles, including St Kitts and Nevis, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Antigua and others. Tens of thousands of cocolos were...

Son de los Diablos

Heidi Carolyn Feldman

Heidi Feldman is an AAUW American Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar at University of California, San Diego’s Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies, USA. She served as Volume Editor for the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World from 2010 to 2017. In 2007, her book, Black Rhythms of Peru: Reviving African Musical Heritage in the Black Pacific, earned the International Association for the Study of Popular Music-U.S.’s Woody Guthrie Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...El son de los diablos is an Afro-Peruvian ‘devil’ dance. The practice was documented in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, especially by the watercolor paintings of Peruvian artist Pancho Fierro (1807–79) (Palma 1935...

Afrobeats

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...‘Afrobeats’ (sometimes written Afro Beats) is an umbrella term that emerged in the 2000s to describe the modern, urban music of Africa and its diaspora communities around the world. The music features both singing and rapping, a variety...

Lapo Kabwit

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Lapo kabwit is the homegrown drum and percussion-based street dancing music of Carnival in the Caribbean island of Dominica. The term literally means ‘goatskin,’ a reference to the goatskins used in the making of these drums, and is used...

Kawina

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Kawina is a percussion-based style of recreational music associated with the Creoles of Suriname. Creoles are one of two Afro-Surinamese populations, distinguished from the Maroons, or ‘Bosnegers,’ in that the former are descended from...

Samba-Reggae

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Samba-reggae is a style of drumming and percussion characterized conceptually and musically by an intention on the part of the blocos afro – Afro-centric Carnival organizations in the city of Salvador da Bahia, northeast Brazil – to reclaim...

Jongo

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The jongo, also known as caxambu, is a Brazilian genre consisting of collective singing and dancing, performed to the accompaniment of at least two single-headed drums of different sizes and tonal ranges (the larger one is generally called...

Jonkonnu

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Jonkonnu (also written as John Canoe, Jankanu, Junkanoo, John Kuner) is a music and dance form that includes drama, mime, masking and secrecy and that chronicles the African experience in the New World, and specifically Jamaica...

Mapalé

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The mapalé is a dance and musical genre characteristic of the Caribbean coastal region of Colombia. As a cultural practice, mapalé is said to have originated as early as the 1600s among slaves from the western coast of Africa – Congo...

Sarandunga

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Sarandunga is a three-part complex of Afro-Dominican music and dance performed for the late-June celebration of San Juan Bautista in the southcentral city of Bani. The instruments and rhythms of sarandunga, and the organization of the black...