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Salsa Talks

A Musical Heritage Uncovered

by Mary Kent

Hardcover, 415 pages, Digital Domain, List Price: $59.95 |


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A Musical Heritage Uncovered
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SUPERANNO A celebration of salsa music chronicles the lives of more than forty salsa musical giants. Singers, musicians, and experts guide us around the spicy world of salsa in this educational, historic, entertaining, touching legacy from the musicians to their fans. Learn about the most important unifying element of the Hispanic culture—its music—in a departure from the more straight-laced, historical or musicological fare with more than 300 photographs.

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