Latin American Music Review, Volume 37, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2016

Table of Contents

In Memoriam: Leonardo Acosta (1933–2016)


Highland Afro-Ecuadorian Bomba and Identity along the Black Pacific at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century
Francisco Lara, Diana Ruggiero

“Somos la mezcla perfecta, la combinación más pura, cubanos, la más grande creación”: Grooves, Pleasures, and Politics in Today’s Cuba
Kjetil Klette Boehler

Músicos y tambores en la etnomusicología de la transculturación: Fernando Ortiz, los tamboreros de Regla y la etnografía afrocubana
Jorge Pavez Ojeda


Sun, Sea, and Sound: Music and Tourism in the Circum-Caribbean by Timothy Rommen and Daniel T. Neely (review)
Hannah Rogers

Sounds of the Citizens: Dancehall and Community in Jamaica by Anne M. Galvin (review)
Wayne Marshall

Carlos Aldama’s Life in Batá: Cuba, Diaspora, and the Drum by Umi Vaughn and Carlos Aldama (review)
Kenneth Schweitzer

The Militant Song Movement in Latin America: Chile, Uruguay, and Argentina ed. by Pablo Vila (review)
Julianne Graper

El Sistema: Orchestrating Venezuela’s Youth by Geoffrey Baker (review)
Ludim R. Pedroza

Roy Cape: A Life on the Calypso and Soca Bandstand by Jocelyne Guilbault and Roy Cape (review)
Amelia K. Ingram

Spinning Mambo into Salsa: Caribbean Dance in Global Commerce by Juliet McMains (review)
Sarah Town

Songs That Make the Road Dance: Courtship and Fertility Music of the Tz’utujil Maya by Linda O’Brien-Rothe (review)
Andrés R. Amado

Between Nostalgia and Apocalypse: Popular Music and the Staging of Brazil by Daniel B. Sharp (review)
Tom Moore

Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity by Vibert C. Cambridge (review)
Kenneth Bilby

Chilean New Song: The Political Power of Music, 1960s–1973 by J. Patrice McSherry (review)
Luis Achondo

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