Table of Contents

Music and Nature by Brian Farrell

The Cactus Song by Violeta Nigro Giunta

Contemporary Cuban Pianists by Alan West-Durán

La Habana por su música by Matthew Leslie Santana

A Cellist in Exile by Pedro Reina Pérez

Conflicted Musical Identities by Felipe Ledesma Núñez

The Opportunity to Live a Life in Music by Julia Salvi

El Camino Project by Marcela Davison Avilés and Carla Dirlikov

Playing for Your Life in Venezuela’s El Sistema by Yana Stainova

Music for Social Change by Patricia Zarate and Danilo Pérez

Teatro del Lago by Uli Bader

The Youth Symphony Orchestras of Santo Domingo by Darwin Aquino

Hips (and Numbers) Don’t Lie by Shakira

Musical Identity by Carlos Averhoff Jr.

A Magical Journey by Manuel Monestel

El Pututu by Sadie Weber

From Carmen Miranda to the Grateful Dead by Larry Rohter

Embera Music & Palenque Rhythms: Photoessays by Steve Cagan

Notes on Mexican Rock by Humberto Delgado

New Life for the Violin in Mexico’s Hotlands by Lindajoy Fenley

Polkas in Paraíba by Panayotis (Paddy) League

Regional Mexican Music: A Photoessay by Chris Vail

Dominican Bachata by Deborah Pacini Hernandez

Musical Transitions by Susan Thomas

Nature’s Sonorous Politics by Joshua Tucker

Mauricio Kagel and Electroacoustic Music by Anna White-Nockleby

From Nazis to Supermarkets A Review by Manuel Azuaje-Alamo

A Roadmap for Gay Marriage A Review by Omar G. Encarnación

A New Framework for Colonial Relations A Review by Paula De Vos

A Case of Extremes A Review by Tamaryn Nelson

Bridges to Modern Medicine by Laurie Schleimer