Folklife Genre: Caribbean

273958
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Caribbean music varies across the region, and can include rumba, salsa, reggae, and calypso styles. This music typically makes liberal use of percussion instruments like the steel drum, shakers, and claves. It is heavily influenced by musical traditions brought to the Americas by enslaved Africans (...
Type
interactive resource

Friday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 2)

239750
Date
1996-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Remembranzas del Conuco discuss decimas or Cuban country verse as a songs with storytelling verses. It is an original composition form. The group is made up of 12 people, 2 guitars, 1 quatro, maracas, a textured gourd with scratching stick, and ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-93

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 4)

239779
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Ann Browning Masters continues from C96-121. Remembranzas del Conuco perform Cuban decimas. Members take turns delivering verse along with music. They are comprised of 12 people - 8 men, 3 women, and one boy; also, 2 guitars, a 12-string lute, maracas, claves and guiro.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-122

WPA field recordings in Cross City and Ybor City (August 1939 recording expedition)

238025
Date
1939-08-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created by Florida folklorist Kennedy and photographer Cook in August 1939. They created a total of sixteen 12-inch acetate records that month. On this recording, men from the Aycock and Lindsey turpentine camp in Cross City perform two songs, and tell a ghost...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-249

Cuban guajiro singer Meliton Perdomo, right, with his apprentice Mario Brito - Medley, Florida

108656
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2736

Cuban American musical group "Remembranzas del Conuco" performing - Medley, Florida

108664
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2744

Cuban American musical group "Remembranzas del Conuco" performing - Medley, Florida

108665
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2745

Cuban guajiro singer Meliton Perdomo sings a decima - Medley, Florida

108700
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2781

Cuban guajiro singer Meliton Perdomo sings a decima - Medley, Florida

108701
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2782

Cuban guajiro singer Meliton Perdomo sings a decima - Medley, Florida

108702
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2783

Cuban guajiro singer Meliton Perdomo sings a decima - Medley, Florida

108703
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2784

Cuban guajiro singer Meliton Perdomo, right, with his apprentice Mario Brito - Medley, Florida

108653
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2733

Cuban guajiro singer Meliton Perdomo singing a decima - Medley, Florida

108654
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2734

Cuban guajiro singer Meliton Perdomo, right, sings a decima to his apprentice Mario Brito - Medley, Florida

108657
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2737

Cuban guajiro apprentice, Mario Brito, left, sings a decima to Meliton Perdomo - Medley, Florida

108661
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2741

Cuban guajiro apprentice, Mario Brito, left, sings a decima to Meliton Perdomo - Medley, Florida

108662
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2742

Cuban American musical group "Remembranzas del Conuco" performing - Medley, Florida

108663
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2743

Cuban guajiro apprentice, Mario Brito, right, sings a decima to Meliton Perdomo - Medley, Florida

108694
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2775

Cuban guajiro apprentice, Mario Brito, left, smiles as Meliton Perdomo sings a decima - Medley, Florida

108695
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2776

Cuban guajiro apprentice, Mario Brito, left, smiles as Meliton Perdomo sings a decima - Medley, Florida

108696
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2777

Cuban guajiro apprentice, Mario Brito, left, smiles as Meliton Perdomo sings a decima - Medley, Florida

108697
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2778

Cuban guajiro singer Meliton Perdomo sings a decima to apprentice Mario Brito - Medley, Florida

108698
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2779

Cuban guajiro singer Meliton Perdomo sings a decima to apprentice Mario Brito - Medley, Florida

108699
Date
1995
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2780

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