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Title The tide was always high : the music of Latin America in Los Angeles / edited by Josh Kun ; published with the assistance of the Getty Foundation.
Imprint Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017]

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Subject Popular music -- California -- Los Angeles -- Latin American influences.
Popular music -- California -- Los Angeles -- History and criticism.
Latin Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Music -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Kun, Josh,
Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA (Project)
Description 1 online resource (xi, 303 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Part of the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative by The Getty--page ii.
Contents Mexican musical theater and movie palaces in downtown Los Angeles before 1950 / by John Koegel -- Rumba emissaries / by Alexandra T. Vazquez -- Doing the samba on Sunset Boulevard : Carmen Miranda and the Hollywoodization of Latin music / by Walter Aaron Clark -- Walt Disney's Saludos Amigos : Hollywood and the propaganda of authenticity / by Carol Hess -- A century of Latin music at the Hollywood Bowl / by Agustin Gurza -- Voice of the Xtabay, and Bullock's Wilshire : hearing Yma Sumac from Southern California / by Carolina Miranda -- Musical anthropology : a conversation with Elisabeth Waldo / by Gabriel Reyes-Whitaker -- Esquivel! / by Hans Ulrich Obrist -- Listening across boundaries : soundings from the Paramount Ballroom and Boyle Heights / by David F. Garcia -- Stories from the studio : session player interviews / by Betto Arcos, with Josh Kun -- From Bahianas to the King of Pop : a speculative history of Brazilian music in Los Angeles / by Brian Cross -- Heroes and saints / by Luis Alfaro -- Staging the dance of coalition with versa-style and CONTRA-TIEMPO / by Cindy Garcia -- Booming bandas of Los Angeles : gender and the transnational Zapotec philharmonic brass bands / by Xochitl C. Chavez -- Caminos y canciones en Los Angeles, CA / by Martha Gonzalez.
Summary "A collection of essays, interviews, and scholarship exploring the often overlooked history of Latin American musicians and music in the shaping of Los Angeles. Featuring a mix of academics, musicians, and journalists, the book listens to the vibrant Latin American soundtracks of Los Angeles, from Hollywood film sets to recording studios, from vaudeville theaters to Sunset Strip nightclubs, and from Carmen Miranda to Perez Prado and Juan Garcia Esquivel."--Provided by publisher.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 05, 2017).
ISBN 9780520967533 (electronic bk.)
0520967534 (electronic bk.)
9780520294394 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
OCLC # 975176545
Additional Format Print version: Tide was always high. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017] 9780520294394 (DLC) 2017005579 (OCoLC)974992156