Trompeta: Chappott'n, Chocolate, and Afro-Cuban Trumpet Style by Rick DaviesTrompeta: Chappott'n, Chocolate, and Afro-Cuban Trumpet Style by Rick Davies

Trompeta: Chappott'n, Chocolate, and Afro-Cuban Trumpet Style

byRick Davies

Paperback | April 28, 2003

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Afro-Cuban music evolved into one of the great musical traditions of the twentieth century. Trompeta: Chappott'n, Chocolate, and the Afro-Cuban Trumpet Style provides a comprehensive history of mainstream Cuban music, examining the music of all its eras from the perspective of two seminal trumpet players: FZlix Chappott'n and Alfredo 'Chocolate' Armenteros. One or the other was present at almost every significant turning point in the stylistic development of Cuban music. An overview of the entire Afro-Cuban genre and its development is provided, as well as an in-depth examination of both Chappott'n's and Armenteros' performance styles.
Rick Davies is a professional musician and a music professor at Plattsburgh State University of New York where he directs the jazz program.
Title:Trompeta: Chappott'n, Chocolate, and Afro-Cuban Trumpet StyleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.24 × 0.78 inPublished:April 28, 2003Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810846802

ISBN - 13:9780810846807

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1 Historical Overview Chapter 4 2 The Son Chapter 5 3 The Conjunto Trumpet Style Chapter 6 4 Chappotìn y Sus Estrellas Chapter 7 5 Salsa Chapter 8 6 "Bilongo" Chapter 9 7 Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros Chapter 10 8 Conclusion and Recommendations Chapter 11 Appendix A Glossary of Terms Chapter 12 Appendix B Musical Example: "Bilongo" Chapter 13 Appendix C Interview of Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros (Spanish Transcription) Chapter 14 Appendix D Interview of Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros (English Translation) Chapter 15 Bibliography Chapter 16 Discography Chapter 17 Index Chapter 18 About the Author

Editorial Reviews

Spanish-Caribbean musical studies are improved by this groundbreaking reading on Cuban trumpet playing.Trompeta is the unrivaled source of information on Cuban trumpet playing and required reading for anyone dealing with Hispanic popular and jazz music.