Publisher description for Cocinando! : fifty years of Latin album cover art / Pablo Ellicott Yglesias ; foreword by Izzy Sanabria.

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Driving beats, coursing rhythms, swaying skirts, and swaggering bandleaders playing deep into the sultry night: Latin music is a celebration of life and sensuality, and nowhere are these essential values better reflected than the dazzling record covers that present this music to the world.

Cocinando!: Fifty Years of Latin Album Cover Art draws together the most beautiful, sexy, colorful, innovative, and creative Latin record covers from all the various genres of Latin music: mambo, salsa, bossa nova, tropic lia, Latin jazz, and rock. Featured are covers by such legendary performers as Jo o Gilberto, Machito, Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Ray Baretto, Caetano Veloso, Santana, and countless others.

Author Pablo Yglesias provides a compelling introduction to the history of Latin popular music and the designers who have brought this music to visual life.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sound recordings -- Album covers -- United States.
Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Latin America -- History and criticism.