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Caribbean Currents: Caribbean Music from Rumba to Reggae

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"Caribbean Currents" presents an engaging panorama of the rich and diverse musics of the Caribbean region. This expanded and updated edition of the award-winning book covers recent developments in the region's music, such as the emergence of reggaeton and timba and includes a new and extensive study of Jamaican dancehall. Among the other additions are twenty-seven illustra ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published March 28th 2006 by Temple University Press (first published August 10th 1995)
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This was probably my favorite of the books I used for my 20 page thesis.
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This book is a great intro to a variety of Caribbean popular music styles and reads pretty quickly.
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