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Dancing with Fidel Stephen Foehr

Dancing with Fidel

Stephen Foehr

Published September 25th 2001
ISBN : 9781860743467
Paperback
271 pages
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Sensual, sexual, soulful and rhythmic, Cuban music - from its ethnic roots to the international successes of Gloria Estefan and the Grammy Award-winning Buena Vista Social Club - has been the Cuban peoples means of expression under one of theMoreSensual, sexual, soulful and rhythmic, Cuban music - from its ethnic roots to the international successes of Gloria Estefan and the Grammy Award-winning Buena Vista Social Club - has been the Cuban peoples means of expression under one of the worlds last communist regimes. By talking to dozens of ordinary Cubans and famous musicians about their daily lives, Dancing With Fidel paints an extraordinary picture of a society and its cultural history that has flourished, through music, despite communist repression and western intransigence. The result is an honest, entertaining and informative account of what anyone traveling to the island can expect to find.