[act-ma] 3/06 Ned Sublette literately wrote the book on Afro-Cuban music will be at Harvard

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Mon Mar 5 18:14:50 PST 2018


*Just noticed this...
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*Ned Sublette literately wrote the book on Afro-Cuban music will be at 
Harvard
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*Tuesday, March 6, at 1pm at Holden Chapel, Harvard Yard (near Peabody 
St and the underpass)*
*Cuba Studies Program: Arsenio and Bebo*

Tresero / bandleader Ignacio Arsenio Travieso Scull (1911-1970), whose 
stage name was Arsenio Rodríguez, and his contemporary, pianist / 
bandleader Ramón "Bebo" Valdes (1918-2013), were giants whose dominant 
influence on 20th-century Cuban music ultimately had a global reach. 
*Ned Sublette* discusses their work and legacy, with images from 
Arsenio's home town of Güines and Bebo's home town of Quivicán.


*Holden Chapel, Harvard Yard. For more information, please contact Cary 
Garcia-Yero <mailto:cubanstudies at fas.harvard.edu> or visit our website 
<https://drclas.harvard.edu/event/cuba-studies-program-arsenio-and-bebo>.


Speaker: *Ned Sublette*, composer, musician, record producer, 
musicologist, and author.
Moderated by *Yosvany Terry*, Director of the Harvard Jazz Band.


http://www.map.harvard.edu/


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