Books set in Cuba (3)


Cubano Be Cubano Bop by Leonardo Acosta EN

Rating: 1     1 Vote
Country: Asia / Cuba flag Cuba
Based on unprecedented research in Cuba, the direct testimony of scores of Cuban musicians, and the author's unique experience as a prominent jazz musician, Cubano Be, Cubano Bop is destined to take its place among the classics of jazz history. The work pays tribute not only to a distinguished lineage of Cuban jazz musicians and composers, but also to the rich musical exchanges between Cuban and American jazz throughout the twentieth century. The work begins with the first encounters between Cuban music and jazz around the turn of the last century. Acosta writes about the presence of Cuban mus... continue
Recommended: 01 Nov 2022


Isla to Island by Alexis Castellanos EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: North America / Cuba flag Cuba
"A wordless graphic novel in which twelve-year-old Marisol must adapt to a new life 1960s Brooklyn after her parents send her to the United States from Cuba to keep her safe during Castro's regime."--
Recommended: 25 Jan 2023


Pig's Foot by Carlos Acosta EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: North America / Cuba flag Cuba
Recommended: 18 Nov 2022

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