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Filin

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Filin is a jazz-influenced style of Latin American bolero composition and performance which flourished in Cuba in the late 1940s and was influential on the new genre of nueva trova. Filin originated during jam sessions...

Balada

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... Garland Pub, 100–6. Daniel Party . 2008. ‘The Miamization of Latin American Pop Music.’ In Postnational Musical Identities: Cultural Production,...

Boston, MA

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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... was headquartered at clubs like the Boston Tea Party. This music received national attention as part of the ‘Bosstown sound,’ a promotional campaign initiated by MGM Records and producer Alan Lorber that quickly spread to almost all the major...

Afro-Dominican Fusion

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

2

... and during 2008 carnival season the electronic ‘Mambo-Gagá,’ made in a home-studio and quickly pirated throughout the country, became a top party hit. In addition to appropriation of the ‘Mambo-Gagá’ track by Dominican rap and reggaeton...

Bolero Moderno

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

2

...Bolero moderno is a jazz-influenced style of Latin American bolero composition that developed in Mexico in the 1950s. The new sound of bolero was immediately perceived as an attempt at modernizing the by then old-fashioned genre, bolero...

Bolero

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

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... (The Importance of Being Daniel Santos) (Knights 2002). In the twenty-first century the bolero repertoire is still a staple of live music making, from serenades in restaurants to house parties throughout Latin America.(All translations...

Palos

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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2

... available for hire, traveling regionally and sometimes nationally to working the ‘circuit’ of velaciones and Vodú ceremonies. While closely associated with Dominican Vodú and spirit possession, the accentuated dance and party orientation...