books

This is a list of about 160 books on Cuban music @ ARC.  The word “SCANNED” at the end of an entry means that we have digitally copied the book and it is available online, inhouse, and preserved here and at the Internet Archive.


  • Dancing with Fidel. Stephen Foehr (Sanctuary, UK, 1860743643, Paper, 271p, Illust. B&W, 2001)
  • Queens of Havana. Alicia Castro (Grove; USA, 9780802118561, cloth; 393pp, 2007) SCANNED
  • 300 Boleros de Oro. Orovio Helio (La Habana, Cuba, 968293740x, 1991)
  • A Biographical Exhibition of the Life and Artistry of Celia Cruz. Aurora Flores (Caribean Cultural Center, 1990)
  • A Simple Habana Melody (from when the world was good): a novel. Oscar Hijuelos (Harper Collins, USA, 0060175699, cloth, 342p, 2002) SCANNED
  • African Music: A Pan-African Annotated Bibliography. Carol Lems-Dworkin (Hans Zell, 0905450914, 1991)
  • Afro-Cuban Bass Grooves. Aaron Stang (Editor) (, 1997)
  • Afro-Cuban Jazz. Scott Yanow (Miller Freeman, USA, 087930619X, paper, 212p, illust. b&w, 2000) SCANNED
  • Anthology of Afro-Cuban Music Antologia de la musica Afrocubano. Maria Teresa Linares (Egrem, Cuba, Paper, n.n, Illust. B&W,) SCANNED
  • Arsenio Rodriguez and the transnational flows of latin popular music. David F. Garcia (Temple University Press, USA, 159213386x, 2006) SCANNED
  • Bailes Populares Cubanos. María Antonia Fernández (Editorial Puebla y Educacion, Habana, SNLCRB01.19700.2, paper, 102p, 1974) SCANNED
  • Benny More. Amin E. Naser (Union de Escritoresy Artistasde Cuba, Cuba, paper, 231p, illust. B&W, 1985) SCANNED
  • Benny Moré. Raúl Martínez Rodríguez (Editorial Letras Cubanas, La Habana, 9591000855, Paper, 63p, illust. b&w, 1993) SCANNED
  • Benny Moré. Raúl Martínez Rodríguez (Editorial Letras Cubanas, Cuba, 9789591015457, paper, 90p, illust. b&w, 2009) SCANNED
  • Bola de Nieve. Miguelito Ojeda (Editorial Letras Cubanas, La Habana, 9591004427, paper, 106pp, 1998) SCANNED
  • Breva Historia de la Musica Popular Costeña. Roque Jimenez Urriola (Antillas, Colombia, paper, 50p, 1992)
  • Buena Vista in the Club: Rap, Reggaetón, and Revolution in Havana. Geoffrey Baker (Duke University, USA, 9780822349594, paper, 410p, illust. b&w, 2011) SCANNED
  • Cada Cabeza Es Un Mundo: Relatos E Historias De Héctor Lavoe. Jaime Torres Torres (Editorial El Yunke, 2003)
  • Caribbean Currents: Caribbean Music from Rumba to Reggae. Peter Manuel, Kenneth Bilby, Michael Largey (Temple University, USA, 1566393396, paper, 272p, illust. b&w, 1995) SCANNED
  • Caribbean Currents: Caribbean Music From Rumba to Reggae, Revised and Expanded Edition. Peter Manuel, Kenneth Bilby, Michael Largey (Temple University, USA, 1592134637, paper, 319p, 2006) SCANNED
  • Catálogo de música popular cubana. Eliseo Palacios (Editorial Pueblo y Educación, La Habana, 1987.)
  • Celia. Celia Cruz, w/ Ana Cristina Reymundo (Rayo/Harper Collins, USA, 0060725559, paper, 250pp, 2004)
  • Celia Cruz. Tony Sabournin (, p. 553, 1986)
  • Celia Cruz Reina Rumba. Umberto Valverde (Editorial Atenas, 2003)
  • Celia, My Life. Celia Cruz with Ana Cristina Reymundo (Harper Collins, USA, 304p,cloth. In English,)
  • Celia: my life. Celia Cruz, with Ana Cristina Reymundo (Rayo/Harper Collins, USA, 0060725532, cloth, 250p, illust. color, 2004) SCANNED
  • Clave Año 2 Número 1/2000. Laura Vilar (editor) (Instituto Cubano de la Música, Cuba, Paper, 64p, illust. b&w, 2000) SCANNED
  • Clave Año 3 Número 1/2001. Laura Vilar (editor) (Instituto Cubano de la Música, Cuba, Paper, 63p, illust. b&w, 2001) SCANNED
  • Clave Año 4 Número 1/2002. Laura Vilar (editor) (Instituto Cubano de la Música, Cuba, Paper, 64p, illust. b&w, 2002) SCANNED
  • Clave Año 4 Número 2/2002. Laura Vilar (editor) (Instituto Cubano de la Música, Cuba, Paper, 64p, illust. b&w, 2002) SCANNED
  • Cocinando!: Fifty Years of Latin Album Cover Art. Pablo Ellicott Yglesias (Princeton Architectural Press, USA, 156898460X, paper, n.n, 2005) SCANNED
  • Colecciones De Instrumentos Musicales Catálogo: Tomo I Instrumentos Cubanos. Carole Fernández Martínez (Ediciones Museo De La Música, Cuba, 9789597184478, cloth, 313p, Illust. Color, 2013) SCANNED
  • Como Suena un Tambor Abakuá. Neira Betancourt (Editorial Pueblo y Educación, Cuba, Paper, 102p, illust. b&w, 1991) SCANNED
  • Compay Segundo. Lino Betancourt Molina, Francisco Repilado (Editorial Jose Marti, Cuba, 9590902014, paper, B&W, 156p, 2000) SCANNED
  • Cuando Sali de la Habana, 1898-1997: cien anos de musica cubana por el mundo. Diaz Ayala, Cristobal. (San Juan: Fundacion Musicalia, 1998)
  • Cuba And Its Music: From The First Drums To The Mambo. NED SUBLETTE (Chicago Review Press, USA, 1556525168, Cloth, 688p, illust. B&W, 2004) SCANNED
  • Cuba Canta y Baila : Discografía de la música cubana. Cristóbal Díaz (Editorial Fundación Musicalia, Puerto Rico, paper, 365p, 1994) SCANNED
  • Cuban Fiestas. Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria (Yale University Press, USA, 97803000167061, cloth, 337p, illust. B&W, 2010) SCANNED
  • Cuban Fire: The Story Of Salsa And Latin Jazz. Isabelle Leymarie (Continuum, USA, 0826455867, vi, 394p : ill. ; 26 cm, 2002) SCANNED
  • Cuban Music : from son and rumba to The Buena Vista Social Club and timba cubana. Maya Roy (Markus Wiener, USA, 1558762825, paper, 246p, illust. B&W, 2002) SCANNED
  • Cuban Music From A to Z. Helio Orovio (Duke University, USA, 0822332124, paper, 151 illustrations, 248p, 2004) SCANNED
  • Cubano Be Cubano Bop: One Hundred Years Of Jazz In Cuba. Leonardo Acosta (Smithsonian, 2003)
  • Danzas Cubanas = Cuban dances: suite six compositions for piano sol. Ernesto Lecuona (E.B. Marks Music Corp, c1937)
  • Danzas Populares Tradicionales Cubanas. Caridad Santos Gracia, Nieves Armas Rigal (Centro de Investigacion y Desarrollo de la Cultura Cubana Juan Marinello, Habana, 9592420505, paper, 301p, 2002) SCANNED
  • De Cuba Son (…Adalberto Alvarez). Yanet Ruiz Barranco (Instituto Cubano del Libro, Habana, 9590902405, 2003) SCANNED
  • De lo afrocubano a la salsa. Rodríguez Dr (Ediciones Artex S.A, La Habana, Cuba, 1994)
  • De Orilla a Orilla (Sabor a Salsa). Ayora Antonio (Diputacion Foral de Alva, Departamento de Cultura, Virtoria-Gasteiz, Spain, 1992)
  • Del Areito Y Otros Sones. Martha Esquenazi Perez (La Habana, Cuba : Editorial Letras Cubanas : Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo de la Cultura Cubana Juan Marinello, CUBA, 9591005873, paper, 257p. illust, B&W, 2001) SCANNED
  • Del Areyto a la Nueva Trova: Historia de la Música Cubana. Cristóbal Díaz (Editorial Cubanacán, Puerto Rico, 1993.)
  • Del Tambor Al Sintetizador. Leonardo Acosta (Letras Cubanas, Cuba, 9789591020390, paper, 182p, 2014) SCANNED
  • Desmitificación De Una Diva – La Verdad Sobre La Lupe. La Lupe (Book and CD Package, Editorial Norma, 2004)
  • Diccionario de la Musica Cubana :biografico y tecnico. Helio Orovio (Editorial Letras Cubanas, paper, 442p, Illust. B&W, 1981) SCANNED
  • Diccionario de la Mùsica Cubana: Segunda edición corregida y aumentada. — (Editorial Letras Cuabanas. Havana, 1992)
  • Divine Utterances: The Performance Of Afro-Cuban Santeria. Katherine J. Hagedorn, (Smithsonian, 2003)
  • El Ambito Musical Habbanero de los 50. Maritza Garcia Alonso (Centro de Investigacion y Desarrollo de la Cultura Cubana Juan Marinello, Cuba, 9592421064, paper, 182p. illust, B&W, 2005) SCANNED
  • El ekón. Fernando Ortiz (Editorial Letras Cubanas, Cuba, 9591002564, Paper, 23p, illust. b&w, 1995) SCANNED
  • El Guayo o la ralladera La quijada. Fernando Ortiz (Editorial Letras Cubanas, Cuba, 9591002394, Paper, 28p, illust. b&w, 1995) SCANNED
  • El Libro De La Salsa: Cronica De La Música Del Caribe Urbano. Cesar Miguel Rondon (Oscar Trodtmann Editores,)
  • El Mas Antiguo Documento de la Musica Cubana y Otros Ensayos. Pablo Hernandez Balaguer (Letras Cubanas, Cuba, Paper, 219p, 1986) SCANNED
  • El Son Cubano Poesía General. Samuel Feijóo (Editorial letras cubanas, habana, paper, 305p, 1986) SCANNED
  • El Son de Vuelo Popular. Roberto Fernandez Retamar (Instituto Cubano del Libro, Cuba, Paper, 89p, 1972) SCANNED
  • Essays on Cuban Music: North American and Cuban Perspectives. Peter Manuel (editor) (University Press of America, USA, 0819184306, cloth, 327p, 1991) SCANNED
  • Faces Of Salsa: A Spoken History Of The Music. Leonardo Padura Fuentes (Smithsonian, 2003)
  • From Afro-Cuban Rhythms To Latin Jazz.   Raúl Fernández  (University Of California Press, USA, 9780520247086, paper, 199p., Illust. B&W, 2006)
  • Funkifying the Clave: Afro-Cuban Grooves for Bass and Drums. Goine (, 1996)
  • Gloria Estefan. Jane Phillips (Chelsea House, USA, 0791058832, hardcover, 111p, illust. b&w, 2001) SCANNED
  • The Gloria Estefan Collection. Gloria Estefan; Jeannette DeLisa (Warner Bros. Publication, USA, 0711975469, paper, 152p, 2000) SCANNED
  • Gloria Estefan Greatest Hits Vol. II. Gloria Estefan; Jeannette DeLisa (Warner Bros. Publications, USA, 0757906095, paper, 88p, Illust. Color, 2001) SCANNED
  • Gloria Estefan Unwrapped. Gloria Estefan; Jeannette DeLisa (Warner Bros. Publication, USA, 0757918328, paper, 104p, 2003) SCANNED
  • Gloria Estefan: Abriendo Puertas. Gloria Estefan; Jeannette DeLisa (Warner Bros. Publications, USA, 0897249771, paper, 74p, 1995) SCANNED
  • Gloria Estefan: Alma Caribena. Gloria Estefan; Jeannette DeLisa (Warner Bros. Publications, USA, 0769298141, paper, 86p, 2000) SCANNED
  • Gloria Estefan: Into The Light. Gloria Estefan; Jeannette DeLisa (CPP/Belwin, USA, paper, 80p, 1991) SCANNED
  • Gloria Estefan: Mi Tierra. Jeannette DeLisa (Warner Bros, USA, 0769201326, paper, 96p, Illust. B&W, 1993) SCANNED
  • Gloria!. Gloria Estefan; Jeannette DeLisa (Warner Bros. Publications, USA, 0769262821, paper, 111p, 1998) SCANNED
  • Hablando De Música Cubana.   Raúl Fernández  (Raúl Fernández, Colombia, 9789584430366, paper, 169p., Illust. B&W, 2008)
  • Haciendo Música Cubana. Victoria Eli Rodriguez, Zoila Gómez Garcia (editorial pueblo y educacion, paper, 147p, 1989) SCANNED
  • Historia de la Sonora Matancera y sus estrellas. Héctor Bedoya Ramírez (Bogotá, 958966041X(v.l:pbk.) paper, 1998)
  • Historia Del Baile Y La Rueda De Casino-Salsa. Alan Borges; Alicia Sardiñas (Ediciones Cubanas, Cuba, 9789597209331, paper, 105p, Illust. B&W, 2012) SCANNED
  • Homenaje a la música popular cubana. Leonardo Depestre Catony (Editorial Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, paper, 1989) SCANNED
  • Inside Havana. Julio Cesar Perez Hernandez (Taschen, Germany, 9783836531771, cloth, 239p, illust. color, 2011) SCANNED
  • Instrumentos de la Musica Folklorico-Popular de Cuba, Atlas. – (editorial de ciencias sociales, 9590602, paper, 1997)
  • Instrumentos de la Musica Folklorico-Popular de Cuba, vol. 2. Victoria Eli Rodriguez, et al (editorial de ciencias sociales, 9590602800, paper, 1997) SCANNED
  • Instrumentos de la Musica Folklorico-Popular de Cuba, vol.1. Victoria Eli Rodriguez, et al (editorial de ciencias sociales, 9590602797, paper, 1997) SCANNED
  • Introducción a Cuba : La Musica. José Ardévol (Instituto del Libro, Cuba, Paper, 195p, illust. b&w, 1969) SCANNED
  • Island Musics. Kevin Dawe (Oxford, 1859737978, Cloth, 2004)
  • La Africanía de la Música Folklórica de Cuba. Fernando Ortiz (Publicaciones del Ministerio de Educacion, Habana, cloth, 477p, 1950) SCANNED
  • La Balada De John Y Yo. Carmen Hernández Peña (Ediciones Vigia, Cuba, 959-240137-3, sewn binding, paper, edition of 200, (ours #144), Illust. B&W, 09/2005) SCANNED
  • La Clave Xilofonica de la Musica Cubana. Fernando Ortiz (Ediciones Letras Cubamas, Habana, paper, 105p, 1984) SCANNED
  • La Marímbula. Fernando Ortiz (Editorial Letras Cubanas, Cuba, 9591002408, Paper, 27p, illust. b&w, 1995) SCANNED
  • La Musica Afrocubana. Fernando Ortiz (Ediciones Jugar, Madrid, 1975)
  • La Musica en Cuba. Alejo Carpentier (Letras Cubanas, Cuba, Paper, 290p, illust. b&w, 1979) SCANNED
  • La Musica Que Nos Rodea. Carmen Valdés (editorial arte y literatura, habana, paper, 284p, 1984) SCANNED
  • La Música y el Pueblo. Maria Teresa Linares (Coleccion Musica, paper, 215p, 1979) SCANNED
  • La Parranda de Campo Alegre. — (Radio Rebelde, Paper, n.n, illust. b&w, 198?) SCANNED
  • La Ultima Noche que Pase Contigo. Collazo Bobby (, 1987)
  • La Yuka. Fernando Ortiz (Editorial Letras Cubanas, Cuba, 9591002270, Paper, 16p, illust. b&w, 1995) SCANNED
  • Las Cucharas Las Sartenes El Cencerro Los Agógo. Fernando Ortiz (Editorial Letras Cubanas, Cuba, 9591002424, Paper, 32p, illust. b&w, 1995) SCANNED
  • Latin America By Radio. Henrik Klemetz (Tietoteos Publishing Co, Espoo, Finland, 9519035951, 1989)
  • Latin jazz : a novel. Virgil Suarez (Simon & Schuster, Inc, USA, 0671705350, paper, 290p, 1990)
  • Latin Jazz: a novel. Virgil Suarez (Morrow, USA, 0688084753, cloth, 290p, 1989) SCANNED
  • Latin Jazz: The First of the Fusions, 1880s To Today. John Storm Roberts (Schirmer, USA, 0028646819; 9780028646817, cloth, 306p, illust. B&W, 1999) SCANNED
  • Latin Jazz: The Perfect Combination / La Combinación Perfecta. Raúl Fernández (Chronicle, 2002)
  • The Latin Tinge : The Impact of Latin American Music On The United States. John Storm Roberts (Original Music, USA, 0961445815, paper, 246p, 1985) SCANNED
  • Latin Violin: How To Play Salsa, Charanga and Latin Jazz Violin. Sam Bardfeld (,)
  • Living in Spanglish : The Search for Latino Identity in America. Ed Morales (St. Martin’s Griffin, USA, 9780312310004, paper, 310p, 2002) SCANNED
  • Living Santeria: Rituals And Experiences In An Afro-Cuban Religion. Michael Atwood Mason (Smithsonian, Re-Issued 2002)
  • Los Bailes y el Teatro de los Negros en el Folklore de Cuba. Fernando Ortiz (letras cubanas, cuba, -, cloth, 602p, 1981) SCANNED
  • Los Instrumentos de Percusion. Domingo Aragu Rodriguez (Editora Musical de Cuba, paper, 215p, 1995) SCANNED
  • Los rostros de la Salsa. Leonardo Padura (Editorial Unión, Cuba, 959209165X(pbk.), paper, 258p, 1997.)
  • Los rostros de la salsa. Padura Fuentes, Leonardo. (Mexico, D.F.: Ed. Planta Mexicana, 1999)
  • Mambo. Adál, Mango (Descarga, 1992)
  • Mambo Kingdom: Latin Music In New York. Max Salazar (Schirmer, 2003)
  • Mambo Made Easy. (Book Guild of America, USA, hardcover, 95p, Illust. B&W, 1956) SCANNED
  • Memoria De La Sonora Matancera. Umberto Valverde (Caiman, 1997)
  • Mi Vida Saxual. D‚Rivera, Paquito. (San Juan: Plaza Mayor, Price: $35. Bio of Cuban saxophonist and bandleader, 2000)
  • Music From Cuba: Mongo Santamaría, Chocolate Armenteros And Cuban Musicians In The United States. Charley Gerard (Greenwood, 0275966828, xi, 155p : ill, 25 cm, 2001)
  • Music In Cuba. Alejo Carpentier (University of Minnesota Press, 0816632294, cloth, illustrated, 302p, 2001) SCANNED
  • Music in Latin American Culture. John M. Schechter, ed (Schirmer, USA, 0028647505, cloth, 496p, 1999)
  • Música cubana : del areyto al rap cubano. Cristobal Diaz Ayala (Editorial Cubanacán, Puerto Rico, 0897297032, 469pp, 2003)
  • Musica Popular Bailable Cubana: Letras Y juicios De Valor (Siglos XVIII – XX). Liliana Casanella Cue (Cidmuc, Cuba, 9789597216148, paper, 342p, Illust. B&W, 2013)
  • Música por el Caribe. Orovio Helio (Editorial Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, 9591100582, Paper, 178p, illust. b&w, 1994) SCANNED
  • Musica! The Rhythm Of Latin America: Salsa, Rumba, Merengue And More!. Sue Steward (Chronicle, USA, 0811825663, paper, 176p, 1999) SCANNED
  • Nationalizing Blackness: Afrocubanismo And Artistic Revolution In Havana, 1920-1940. Robin D. Moore (University Of Pittsburgh Press, 1999)
  • No Tengo Edad Para Bailar Mozambique Y Dengue.  (, paper, 31p,)
  • Origenes de la Musica Cubana. Evora, Tony (Alianza Editorial, Spain, 8420695068, cloth, 368p, 1997)
  • Orquesta Aragon. The story 1939-1999. La Charanga Eterna. François-Xavier Gomes (Lusafrica, France, paper, 34p. Illust. B&W, 1999) SCANNED
  • Otra Vision De La Musica Popular Cubana. Leonardo Acosta (Editorial Letras Cubanas, Cuba, 9591008740, 2004) SCANNED
  • La Percusión En La Música Cubana. Lino Neira Betancourt (Letras Cubanas, Cuba, 9591009828, paper, 97p, Illust. B&W, 2005) SCANNED
  • Presenting Celia Cruz. Alexis Rodriguez-Duarte (Clarkson Potter, USA, 1400082021, Cloth, 150p, illust. some color, 2004) SCANNED
  • Rita Montaner. Fajardo Ramón (Editorial Letras Cubanas, La Habana, Cuba, 1993)
  • Rita Montaner. Alberto Muguercia and Ezequiel Rodriguez (Editorial Letras Cubanas, Cuba, Paper, 81p, illust. b&w, 1984) SCANNED
  • Rites Of Rhythm: The Music Of Cuba. Jory Farr (Regan /Harper Collins, USA, 0060090308, cloth, 261p, illust. B&W, 2003) SCANNED
  • Rumba. June Weybright (Willis Music, USA, sheetmusic, 4p, 1941)
  • Salsa and Related Genres : A Bibliographical Guide. Rafael Figueroa (Greenwood Press, USA, 0313278830, cloth, 109p, 1992) SCANNED
  • Salsa! : Havana heat, Bronx beat. Hernando Calvo Ospina (Latin America Bureau, UK, 090615698X, paper, 151p, 1995) SCANNED
  • Salsiology: Afro-Cuban Music and the Evolution of Salsa in New York City. Vernon Boggs (Excelsior Music/Greenwood Press, 0935016635, paper, 386p, 1992) SCANNED
  • Silvio : Que Levante La Mano La Guitarra. Víctor Casaus and Luis Rogelio Nogueras (Letras Cubanas, Cuba, 959100740X, Paper, 284p, illust. b&w, 2005) SCANNED
  • Sin Clave Y Bongó No Hay Son: Música Afrocubana Y Confluencias Musicales De Colombia Y Cuba, 2a. Edición. Fabio Betancur Alvarez (Editorial Universidad De Antioquia, Colombia, 1999)
  • Sin Clave Y Bongó No Hay Son: Música Afrocubana Y Confluencias Musicales De Colombia Y Cuba, 2a. Edición. Fabio Betancur Alvarez (Editorial Universidad De Antioquia, Colombia, 361p, 1993)
  • Sindo Garay: Memorias De Un Trovador. Carmela de Leon (Ediciones Museo De La Musica, Cuba, 9789597184232, paper, 288p, Illust. B&W, 2009)
  • SING OUT! THE FOLK SONG MAGAZINE, Volume 26, Number 2, July/August 1977. magazine Sing ( Sing Out NY, 1977)
  • Son de Cuba. Casademunt, Tomas (Mexico: Trilce Ed, 1999)
  • Son de la Loma. Reinaldo Cedeno Pineda, Michel Damian Suárez (Mercie Edicionnes, 9597153130, paper, 272p, 2002) SCANNED
  • Stagolee Shot Billy. Cecil Brown (Harvard University Press,)
  • Strings and Hide. Olga Fernández (Editorial Jose Marti, 9590900496, paper, 197p, 1995) SCANNED
  • The Art Of Playing Timbales, Vol. 1. Victor Rendón (,)
  • The Essence of Afro-Cuban Percussion and Drum Set : Includes the Rhythm Section Parts for Bass, Piano, Guitar Horns & Strings. Ed Uribe (, 1996)
  • The Latin Beat : The Rhythms and Root of Latin Music From Bossa Nova to Salsa and Beyond. Ed Morales (DeCapo, USA, 0306810182, paper, 372p, 2003) SCANNED
  • the Latin Influence on Jazz. Werner Otto (Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1992)
  • The mambo kings play songs of love. Oscar Hijuelos (Farrar, Straus, Giroux, USA, 0374201250, cloth, 407pp, 1989) SCANNED
  • The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love: a novel. Oscar Hijuelos (Harper Perennial, 0060973277, paper 407p, 1989)
  • The Music of Santería: traditional rhythms of the bata drums. John Amira, Steven Cornelius (White Cliffs Media, USA, 0941677249, paper, 131p, 1992) SCANNED
  • Tito Puente And The Making Of Latin Music, by Steven Loza. Tito Puente (University Of Illinois Press, 1999)
  • Tito Puente: King of latin music. Jim Payne (Hudson Music, 413350, paper, 88p, 2006) SCANNED
  • Trío Matamoros. Ezequiel Rodríguez Domínguez (Editorial Arte y Literatura, La Habana, 197pp, 1978.)
  • Tropicana Internacional No. 13. Néstor Milí (Asociación Cubana de Compositores y Autores Musicales (ACCAM), Cuba, Paper, 55p, illust. some color, 2002)
  • Tropicana Nights. Rosa Lowinger (Harcourt,USA, 0156032600, paper, 438p, Illust, B&W, 2005) SCANNED
  • Trovadores: Intantaneas. Ivan Soca Pascual (Instituto Cubano Del Libro, Cuba, 9789590904325, paper, 147p, Illust. B&W, 2009)
  • Walking with the Night (The Afro Cuban World of Santeria). Canizares Raul (Destin, Rochester, Vermont, USA, 1993)
  • WHAT’S GOING ON? California and the Vietnam Era. Edited by Marcia A. Eymann and Charles Wollenberg (Oakland Museum of California/University of California Press, paper. Illustrated. 209p,)
  • Wildman of Rhythm : The Life and Music of Benny Moré. John Radanovich (U Press of Florida, USA, 9780813033938, Cloth, 194p, Illust. B&W, 2009) SCANNED