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    America's Music - Latin Rhythm From Mambo to Hip Hop

    Presented by at North Birmingham Regional Library (BPL)

    October 19, 2013


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    America's Music - Latin Rhythm From Mambo to Hip Hop

    How mambo—the Cuban hybrid of traditional danson fused with syncopated Afro-Caribbean rhythms—migrated to New York City from Havana in the 1940s and broke social and musical rules.

    Films Featured:
    1. Latin Music USA Episode 1: Bridges
    2. From Mambo to Hip-Hop A South Bronx Tale

    Celebrate America’s music! America's Music is a series of public programs created by
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    How mambo—the Cuban hybrid of traditional danson fused with syncopated Afro-Caribbean rhythms—migrated to New York City from Havana in the 1940s and broke social and musical rules.

    Films Featured:
    1. Latin Music USA Episode 1: Bridges
    2. From Mambo to Hip-Hop A South Bronx Tale

    Celebrate America’s music! America's Music is a series of public programs created by the Tribeca Film Institute™ in partnership with the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and in consultation with the Society for American Music. The programs feature documentary screenings and scholar-led discussions of 20th century American popular music. The sessions will focus on uniquely American musical genres: blues and gospel, Broadway, jazz, bluegrass and country, rock 'n' roll, and mambo and hip hop.
     


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