¡Sabor! Salsa Music in the United States Virtual Exhibition Credits

Fall 2005

 
 

 

Project Partners

 

         The National Museum of American History (NMAH);

         Intra-University Programs for Latino Research (IUPLR, SI Affiliate);

         The Raices Music Museum in New York City (SI Affiliate);

         The Boys and Girls Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts, East Harlem, New York;

         TWW Organizational Consulting, Inc. (L. Harlow Collection);

         The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS);

         National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs)

         The National Alliance for State Science and Mathematics Coalitions (NASSMC);

         The Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH);

         Florida International University Library (FIU)(SI Affiliate): Diaz Ayala Cuban & Latin American Popular Music Collection;

         Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA);

         Smithsonian Office of Education and Museum Studies (SCEMS);

         Smithsonian Office of Affiliations;

         Smithsonian Office of Policy & Analysis (OPA) and;

         The United States Postal Service (USPS).

 

 

*Special Thanks to the Latino Virtual Gallery's Educational Advisory Committee for their time and patience getting this program off the ground.

 

 

 

RESEARCH & RESOURCE MATERIALS USED IN THE EXHIBITION

 

Collections

·          Archives of National Museum of American History (NMAH)

·          Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

o         Historical Recordings Collection

·          Larry Harlow for excerpts from  Through the Eyes of  Larry Harlow

·          Ramon Rodriguez, Director of Raices Latin Music Museum Collection, NY (script material/historical facts)

·          Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives (SCLI) for images and text from Ritmos percussion exhibition/archives

·          Diaz Ayala Cuban & Latin American Popular Music Collection

(Florida International University Library (FIU)

 

Educational Activities and Resources

Online Curriculum & Standards

·          Development of five lesson plans: Authors

o         Tehani Colazo, Museum Educator (Lessons 4 & 5)

o         Laura Jones, NBCT (Lessons 1-5)

o         Eliana Marcenaro, Language Arts Teacher (Spanish Versions 1-5)

·          Collaboration with National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs)

·          Web resources as links

·          Harbor Conservatory/Raices (articles on music education/performing arts)

·          Raices Public Access and Information Programs (Diffusing the Beat)

·          National Teacher Standards Courtesy of NBPTS

·          Student Standards Courtesy of National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

·          National Standards for Music Courtesy of the National Association for Music Education

·          Foreign Languages Education Standards Courtesy of The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

 

Essays/Articles

·          Contributing: Music Scholar Frances Aparicio, Courtesy of Wesleyan University Press

·          Educational Resources: Juan Fernando Lamadrid; Eliana Mercenaro

·          Existing (web and publication excerpts)

o         Musicologist/ Latin Music Historian Max Salazar

o         Salsa promoter, graphic artist Izzy Sanabria

·          Smithsonian Publications, Faces of Salsa (Interview  “quotes” excerpts from Ruben Blades and Willie Colon)

 

Glossary Sources

·         Excerpts courtesy of The Salsa Guidebook for Piano & Ensemble, by Rebeca Mauleón

·         Izzy Sanabria Salsa website glossary of terms (excerpts)

·          Resource list from Raices Collection material Salsa: The Latin Dimension in Popular Music

Musical Structure/Historical Roots

·          Clave rhythm defined

o         Based on scholarly work by: Waxer; Aparicio; Fuentes/

·          Music educators/musicians/Historians/advisors

o         NY Harbor Conservatory Director Ramon Rodriguez

 

Instruments featured in the interactive Son Clave Lounge

·          Resource list from Raices Collection material Salsa: The Latin Dimension in Popular Music

·          Resources from University of Michigan virtual salsa tour (Aparicio);

·          Smithsonian Archives (Rhythms of Identity); NMAH;

·          Raices Museum.

 

Historical research material (excerpts)

·          Web (Music scholar, Max Salazar)

·          Oral History Transcripts NMAH (Tomo Yoro, and Celia Cruz)

·          Rhythm of Identity Exhibition Archives of NMAH

·          Core Publications (Waxer; Aparicio; Fuentes; J.S. Roberts)

·          Research materials from TWW Consulting, Inc. (Larry Harlow Documentary)

·          Material from Harbor Conservatory/Raices Latin Music Collection (Salsa: the Latin Dimension in Popular Music BMI 1976 issue by John Storm(historians: Rene Lopez & Max Salazar)

 

Contemporary research material

·          Web/core

o         Music of Puerto Rico

o         Just Salsa.com

o         New York City Museum

o         Latino Composers Database Courtesy link © Copyright 1979-2005 Murray L. Pfeiffer. All Rights Reserved (On Beat on Key, en Clave! Interactive)

·          Publications (Waxer; Aparicio; Fuentes; Roberts)

·          Transnationalism , core exhibition concept based on the work of Music Scholar Frances Aparicio, Courtesy of Wesleyan University Press

·          Interviews with musician, promoters, etc., NYC

·          Research materials from TWW Consulting, Inc. Interview with Tiffany Wright

·          Text material from Raices research collection and Harbor Conservatory

 

Visual materials

·          Images (from collections)

o         LP Cover Art courtesy of FIU’s Diaz-Ayala Collection; Music of Puerto Rico

o         Record labels – graphics Courtesy of FIU’s Diaz-Ayala Collection – Fania LP Collection)

o         Profiles/Icons courtesy of FIU’s Diaz-Ayala Collection; Music of Puerto Rico

o         Latino Big Band era (vintage images courtesy of Raices and FIU’s Diaz-Ayala)

o         Fania All Stars – Courtesy of Larry Harlow

o         NY Palladium era (vintage images courtesy of Raices and FIU’s Diaz-Ayala)

o         Video and image

§          TWW,Inc.

·           Larry Harlow Documentary

o         Vintage film footage from Larry Harlow Documentary

 

§          NY Salsa Explosion 60’-70s

§          Interview clips/sound bytes from key players

·          Sound  (from various sources)

o         Smithsonian Global Sound Database  

§          Browse by geography, instrument, and cultural group

o         Smithsonian Folkway Recordings

§          Bomba: Monitor Presents Music of the Caribbean

§          Caribbean Revels: Haitian Rara and Dominican Gaga

§          Cuban Danzon, The: Its Ancestors and Descendents

§          Havana, Cuba, ca. 1957: Rhythms and Songs for the Orishas*

§          Music from the Dominican Republic: Vol. 1, The Island of Quisqueya

§          Raices Latinas: Smithsonian Folkways Latino Roots Collection*

§          Sacred Rhythms of Cuban Santería

§          Latin Jazz: La Combinación Perfecta *

§          Songs and Dances of Puerto Rico

 

o         Other collections

§          Latin Salsa group Son Café

·          Courtesy of Ralph Irizarry via TWW, Inc.

§          Music of Puerto Rico – various artists sound bytes links

 

Musicians Featured

·          Pre Salsa era – Latino Big Band era (historical figures & icons courtesy of Raices Museum)

·          Salsa Explosion: Fania All Stars (courtesy of Larry Harlow)

o         Larry Harlow (interview and documentary materials courtesy of TWW,Inc.)

·          Celia Cruz (excerpts from NMAH transcript, courtesy of Archives of NMAH)

·          Tomo Toro (excerpts from NMAH transcript, courtesy of Archives of NMAH)

 

Salsa Promoters

·          Izzy Sanabria – article/Whose Music is it anyway?

·          TWW Consulting, Inc. (Research and Interviews; Larry Harlow/Fania materials)

 

Contributing Scholars

·          Frances R. Aparicio, PhD. (music scholar/cultural theory)

·          Arlene Torres, PhD.  (Anthro/cultural theory) (Bibliography)

·          Ramon Rodriguez (Music Educator/Musician/Historian)

·          Louis Bauzo (Music Educator/Musician/Raices Curator)

·          Carole Neves, PhD  (Director of Policy & Analysis) (Usability Survey Prototype)

                                                                                        

Team:  Researchers, Content Developers & Advisors

Lead: Carrillo, Melissa (LVG Creative Director/Project Manager)

·          Multimedia Production: sound mixing, layout & motion design (MC)

 

·          Joanne Flores (Project Advisor, SI Affiliates)

·          Myra Nesmeth (FIU –Diaz-Ayala Collection)

·          Carole Neves  (Project Advisor specifically on issues of evaluation and dissemination, OPA)

·          Olga Herrera (IUPLR – Frances Aparicio; Arlene Torres)

·          Henry Estrada (Advisor, SCLI)

·         Jason Steblay (Image scanning and web-layout assistant)

·          Sylvia Marina Martinez (Public Relations – CFCH)

·          Judith Scott (SCLI, Project Advisor specifically on Ritmos exhibition materials)

·          Alvarado, Lorena (Research Assistant & Script Developer)

·          Woodman, Ranald (Research Advisor, NMAH)

·          Mieri, Magdalena (Project Advisor, NMAH)

·          Larry Harlow (research and personal archives of Fania All Stars)

·          Aparicio, Francis (Advisor, Featured Scholar)

·          Torres, Arelene (Advisor)

·          Oliver Hirsch (Research Advisor for Raices Latin Music Museum Collection)

·          Ramon Rodriguez, (Music Educator/Musician Educational Activities Advisor, Raices Museum)

·          Louis Bauzo (Music Educator/Musician Educational Activities Advisor, Raices Museum)

·          Vidarrui, Cynthia (Curatorial Advisor, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage)

·          Cadaval, Olivia (Curatorial Advisor, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage)

·          Juan Carlos Quintero-Herencia (Project Advisor, UMD)

·          Marvette Perez (Curatorial Advisor, NMAH)

·          Gerry  Medrano (Museum Education Advisor, SCLI)

·          Jane George (Web Editor/Education/Technology Advisor, NASSMC)

·          Laura Jones (NBCT; Educational Activities Content Developer)

·          Mary Lease (NBCT; Educational Advisor)

·          Kim Worth (NBCT; Educational Advisor)

·          Wil Parker (NBPTS; NBCT Science Advisor)

·          Tejani Colazo (Museum Educator, Ed Activities Content Developer)

·          Eliana Marcenaro (NBPTS; Harvard Educator/Languages Consultant/Curriculum Translator)

·          Maxine Morris (Motion Design consultant)

·          Samantha Grauberger (Project Assistant)

·          Tiffany Wright (Research Consultant)

·          Basement Graphics (Image Collage –Lesson 3 of online curriculum, and  video interview with Larry Harlow)

·          Sam Haykemi (Video digitization and compression)

·          Smithsonian Folkways Recordings (Sound/Music Research Advisors)

·          Ximena Camou (local music/dance research advisor, GMRI Marketing Firm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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