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... A recording of Latino ska by Ska Cubano is reviewed. ...
... Examines the ska-jazz movement which is described as separate from ska on the pop scene. Mentions ... the pre-reggae history of ska in Jamaica in the 1950s and discusses ska-jazz bands including the New ... York Ska-Jazz Ensemble who perform in "the classic ska flavor." ...
... This ska and reggae recording is reviewed. ...
Ska Revolution
Down Beat (1999) Vol. 66, No. 5, pp. 40
... Presents a profile of the New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble (NYSJE) explaining how musicians Freddie ... Reiter and Rick Faulkner were influenced by the Jamaican ska band the Skatalites. Describes the ... of jazz and ska which the ensemble took on the road for a 1998 European tour. ...
Reviews - Ska Cubano: "Mambo Ska"
FRoots (2010) Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 55, 57
... A recording of Afro-Cuban ska by Ska Cubano is reviewed (Casinosounds). ...
Sessions: Ska Building Blocks
Guitar Player (1999) Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 148
... Offers instructions on how to play ska music on the guitar and notes the importance of the upbeat ... in ska. States that a downstroke on the upbeat will produce a fuller sound than an upstroke and ... notes that while modern ska musicians often play clip rhythms on the treble strings, the Jamaican ska ...
... Discusses the recent popularity of ska music in America and argues that the hybrid sound of ... American ska is "an accurate reflection of the fractured identity politics of the '90s." Considers how ... the Third-Wave ska of the 1990s has been stripped of the political urgency of the British/Jamaican Two ...
... Profiles the Ska Against Racism Tour and and explains that this first nationwide all-ska tour was ... about the apolitical nature of American ska compared to Jamaican ska or 2-Tone British ska and ... notes his ideas about the importance of educating fans about the roots of ska in Jamaican culture ...
... A recording of music that combines the swing and punch of classic Jamaican ska with the elegance ... of vintage Cuban "son" by the band Ska Cubano is reviewed (Cumbancha). ...
Ska for Life!
FRoots (2005) Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 35-37
... Ska Cubana, a bands that mixes ska, mambo, son, and cumbia music is profiled. Highlights include a ...
Latino Ska!
The Village Voice (1996) Vol. 41, No. 42, pp. 54
... Author, who is a Chicano, briefly explores how he discovered ska music when he was in high school ... and talks about the growing number of Chicano ska and ska-punk bands. ...
... The recording "Melbourne Ska Orchestra," the debut album of the ensemble of the same name, is reviewed (Universal Music). ...
Ska: The Next Generation
A.P (1998) Vol. 12, pp. 27-28, 30, 32
... Profiles several bands currently involved in the forefront of the ska music trend. Includes ... profiles on pop ska bands Save Ferris the Blue Meanies and Reel Big Fish, roots-ska band Hepcat and the ... instrumental ska band Jump With Joey. Briefly recounts the formation of each band and delineates their different musical styles. ...
Ska For Life
FRoots (2013) Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 45, 47
... Renton reports on the festivities at the 2013 London International Ska Festival, held March 28-31 ... , 2013. Since its inception in the 1960's, ska music has become an integral element of British ... culture, with London as the center of a global underground ska scene. The 2013 edition of the festival featured a lineup of both traditionalists and innovators. ...
Smash Mouth: "Smash Mouth"
Spin (2002) Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 109-110
... Reviews a CD by pop/ska band Smash Mouth (Interscope, 2001). ...
... The ska oriented group, Big D and the Kids Table, is introduced and briefly profiled. The group ... Tour, and the Ska Is Dead tour. The group formed at the Berkelee College of Music. ...
... Profiles the energetic ska band the Pietasters, whose music inspirations are clearly audible in ... their own breed of classic ska and American soul music. Describes the band's peformances, and notes ...
... Profiles Anna Milat-Meyer, bassist for the ska band the Pilfers, in connection with the release of ... Latin musical background with guitarist Nick Bacon's heavy metal style, all in the context of a ska band. Lists touring and studio equipment. ...
... Discusses the rise, fall and resurrection of the 2-tone ska movement, which thrived briefly in the ... early 1980s and whose legacy endures in the form of ska-punk, -pop, and -core. Presents the views ... of members of the Specials, the Beat, the Selecter, Bad Manners and Madness on the evolution of ska ...