Readership: Musicologists and ethnomusicologists; popular music, jazz, and dance scholars; cultural, performance, ethnic, and diaspora theorists. Transnational theorists; Latin American, Mexican, Cuban and Caribbean studies scholars. American music scholars.
Alejandro L. Madrid, Associate Professor of Music, Cornell University, and Robin D. Moore, Professor of Ethnomusicology, University of Texas at Austin
Alejandro L. Madrid is a music scholar whose research focuses on the intersection of modernity, tradition and globalization in music and expressive culture from Mexico, the U.S.-Mexico border, and the circum-Caribbean. His books have received the AMS's Ruth A. Solie Award, IASPM's Woody Guthrie Book Award, and the Casa de las Américas Musicology Prize. He is associate professor of ethno/musicology at Cornell University.
Robin Moore is Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of Texas at Austin. His principal research interests include music and nationalism, music and race relations, and popular music and socialist art aesthetics. His publications include Nationalizing Blackness, Music and Revolution, Music of the Hispanic Caribbean, Musics of Latin America, and numerous articles on Cuban music. He is currently editor of the Latin American Music Review.
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Chapter 1. Danzón Matters: Mapping Out the Issues
Chapter 2. Genre Matters: Danzón as a Performance Complex
Chapter 3. Race, Morality, and the Circulation of Danzón, 1870-1940
Chapter 4. The Danzón and Musical Dialogues with Early Jazz
Chapter 5. Nostalgia, Affect and Performativity in Contemporary Danzón Scenes
Chapter 6. Cachondería, Discipline, and Danzón Dancing
Chapter 7. Danzón Musings beyond the Dance Hall