Mexican American mojo : popular music, dance, and urban culture in Los Angeles, 1935-1968 (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Mexican American mojo : popular music, dance, and urban culture in Los Angeles, 1935-1968

Author: Anthony F Macias
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.
Series: Refiguring American music.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a study of the creation of jazz, swing and R & B music within the multicultural, multi-ethnic terrain of Los Angeles. It presents a lively account of Mexican American urban culture in wartime and postwar LA as seen through the evolutions of dance styles, nightlife and - above all - popular music.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony F Macias
ISBN: 9780822343394 0822343398 9780822343226 0822343223
OCLC Number: 209334893
Description: xvi, 383 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Mojo in motion : the swing era --
The drape shape : intercultural style politics --
Boogie woogie breakthrough : the rhythm and blues era --
Come on, let's go : the rock and roll era --
Con sabor Latino : Latin jazz, the mambo, and Latin holidays in Los Angeles.
Series Title: Refiguring American music.
Responsibility: Anthony Macías.
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"Mexican American Mojo is a timely and engaging work that thoroughly demonstrates the development of popular Mexican American culture in mid-twentieth-century Los Angeles. Anthony Macias has written Read more...

 
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Great History of Los Angeles, Mexican Americans, and Jazz

by robert_borneman (WorldCat user published 2009-03-24) Excellent Permalink

Mexican American Mojo: Popular Music, Dance and Urban Culture in Los Angeles, 1935 - 1968 
By Anthony Macías 

Anthony Macías' Mexican American Mojo is a highly readable, informative, and neatly-crafted examination...
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