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

Mexican American Mojo: Popular Music, Dance, and Urban Culture in Los Angeles, 1935-1968❴PDF / Epub❵ ★ Mexican American Mojo: Popular Music, Dance, and Urban Culture in Los Angeles, 1935-1968 Author Anthony Macías – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Stretching from the years during the Second World War when young couples jitterbugged across the dance floor at the Zenda Ballroom, through the early s when honking tenor saxophones could be heard at Stretching from Mojo: Popular eBook ¸ the years during the Second World War when young couples jitterbugged across the dance floor at the Zenda Ballroom, through the early s when honking tenor saxophones could be heard at the Angelus Hall, to the Spanish language cosmopolitanism of the late s and s, Mexican American Mojo is a lively account of Mexican American urban culture in wartime and postwar Los Angeles as seen through the evolution of dance styles, nightlife, and, above all, popular music Revealing the links between Mexican American Epub / a vibrant Chicano music culture and postwar social and geographic mobility, Anthony Mac as shows how by participating in jazz, the zoot suit phenomenon, car culture, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and Latin music, Mexican Americans not only rejected second class citizenship and demeaning stereotypes, but also transformed Los Angeles Mac as conducted numerous interviews for Mexican American Mojo, and the voices of little known artists and fans fill its pages In addition, famous musicians such as Ritchie Valens and Lalo Guerrero are American Mojo: Popular PDF/EPUB ✓ considered anew in relation to their contemporaries and the city Mac as examines language, fashion, and subcultures to trace the history of hip and cool in Los Angeles as well as the Chicano influence on urban culture He argues that a grass roots multicultural urban civility that challenged the attempted containment of Mexican Americans and African Americans emerged in the neighborhoods, schools, nightclubs, dance halls, and auditoriums of mid twentieth century Los Angeles So take a little trip with Mac as, via streetcar or freeway, to a time when Los Angeles had advanced public high school music programs, segregated musicians union locals, a highbrow municipal Bureau of Music, independent R B labels, and robust rock and roll and Latin music scenes. This book is on a fascinating historical area of Los Angeles This author does a great job of taking you through the history of the era However, this author did not take the time to follow these individual artists careers As opposed to his blanket statements of his own proclaimed knowledge or lack there of, many of these recording artists took their careers overseas Many of these musicians that played these ballrooms went on to be producers and composers This author dropped the ball on many This book is on a fascinating historical area of Los Angeles This author does a great job of taking you through the history of the era However, this author did not take the time to follow these individual artists careers As opposed to his blanket statements of his own proclaimed knowledge or lack there of, many of these recording artists took their careers overseas Many of these musicians that played these ballrooms went on to be producers and composers This author dropped the ball on many artists careers which is bad, but what s worse is he claimed that their careers ended It is shameful to have read proclamations from an author on people s careers that went on to be lifelong success stories If you really want to know what happened to the musicians in this book, you must Google them and look at their Wikipedia s The Subject of Mexican American Mojo Popular Music, Dance, and Urban Culture in Los Angeles, 1935 1968, is completely facinating since it give a different, but no less accurate, view of Los Angeles during these 33 years It describes the allowed sociopolitical spaces and the allowed movement of Mexican American s during these 33 years, through the prism of music in all forms Unfortunately, since Mexican American Mojo is written by an academic, Anthony Macias, an Ethnic Studies porofessor at UC The Subject of Mexican American Mojo Popular Music, Dance, and Urban Culture in Los Angeles, 1935 1968, is completely facinating since it give a different, but no less accurate, view of Los Angeles during these 33 years It describes the allowed sociopolitical spaces and the allowed movement of Mexican American s during these 33 years, through the prism of music in all forms Unfortunately, since Mexican American Mojo is written by an academic, Anthony Macias, an Ethnic Studies porofessor at UC Riverside, the book is very dry But what one learns is definately worth the dryness

Mexican American Mojo: Popular Music, Dance, and Urban
    EPUB is an ebook file format that uses the epub geographic mobility, Anthony Mac as shows how by participating in jazz, the zoot suit phenomenon, car culture, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and Latin music, Mexican Americans not only rejected second class citizenship and demeaning stereotypes, but also transformed Los Angeles Mac as conducted numerous interviews for Mexican American Mojo, and the voices of little known artists and fans fill its pages In addition, famous musicians such as Ritchie Valens and Lalo Guerrero are American Mojo: Popular PDF/EPUB ✓ considered anew in relation to their contemporaries and the city Mac as examines language, fashion, and subcultures to trace the history of hip and cool in Los Angeles as well as the Chicano influence on urban culture He argues that a grass roots multicultural urban civility that challenged the attempted containment of Mexican Americans and African Americans emerged in the neighborhoods, schools, nightclubs, dance halls, and auditoriums of mid twentieth century Los Angeles So take a little trip with Mac as, via streetcar or freeway, to a time when Los Angeles had advanced public high school music programs, segregated musicians union locals, a highbrow municipal Bureau of Music, independent R B labels, and robust rock and roll and Latin music scenes. This book is on a fascinating historical area of Los Angeles This author does a great job of taking you through the history of the era However, this author did not take the time to follow these individual artists careers As opposed to his blanket statements of his own proclaimed knowledge or lack there of, many of these recording artists took their careers overseas Many of these musicians that played these ballrooms went on to be producers and composers This author dropped the ball on many This book is on a fascinating historical area of Los Angeles This author does a great job of taking you through the history of the era However, this author did not take the time to follow these individual artists careers As opposed to his blanket statements of his own proclaimed knowledge or lack there of, many of these recording artists took their careers overseas Many of these musicians that played these ballrooms went on to be producers and composers This author dropped the ball on many artists careers which is bad, but what s worse is he claimed that their careers ended It is shameful to have read proclamations from an author on people s careers that went on to be lifelong success stories If you really want to know what happened to the musicians in this book, you must Google them and look at their Wikipedia s The Subject of Mexican American Mojo Popular Music, Dance, and Urban Culture in Los Angeles, 1935 1968, is completely facinating since it give a different, but no less accurate, view of Los Angeles during these 33 years It describes the allowed sociopolitical spaces and the allowed movement of Mexican American s during these 33 years, through the prism of music in all forms Unfortunately, since Mexican American Mojo is written by an academic, Anthony Macias, an Ethnic Studies porofessor at UC The Subject of Mexican American Mojo Popular Music, Dance, and Urban Culture in Los Angeles, 1935 1968, is completely facinating since it give a different, but no less accurate, view of Los Angeles during these 33 years It describes the allowed sociopolitical spaces and the allowed movement of Mexican American s during these 33 years, through the prism of music in all forms Unfortunately, since Mexican American Mojo is written by an academic, Anthony Macias, an Ethnic Studies porofessor at UC Riverside, the book is very dry But what one learns is definately worth the dryness "/>
  • Paperback
  • 408 pages
  • Mexican American Mojo: Popular Music, Dance, and Urban Culture in Los Angeles, 1935-1968
  • Anthony Macías
  • English
  • 18 March 2017
  • 0822343223