Readers and the jazz listening audience who enjoy Cuban music will want to own a copy of CUBAN MUSIC FROM A TO Z. For reading pleasure alone, this is a remarkable reference text with 1300 entries and 150 illustrations.
This book is an essential reference guide. Entries span from Abakua music to Eddy Zervigon. Helio Orovio is a musicologist and historian with the Institute of Folklore and Ethnology of Cubas Academy of Sciences. A musician he has also played with many bands including Conjunto Jovenes del Cayo.
Covering the full range of dance styles performers composers and related subjects this is a pleasing book to read at your leisure. Much much information is given in a crisp highly readable format. This is a must-have reference book for your Cuban section in the home library and a nice book to have on hand for library patrons at the Public Library.'CUBAN MUSIC FROM A TO Z is a compact, informative reference guide to the music of Cuba, with more than 1300 entries and 150 illustrations! Helio Orovio has given the reader a memorable feast of great reading entries on Cuban music.