Latin Beat Magazine

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The Latin Beat Magazine is a publication dedicated to all styles of Latin music, edited and published by Rudolph (Rudy) and Yvette Mangual.[1] The first issue was launched on January 1, 1991.[2] It is currently headquartered at Gardena, California, United States.[3]

The magazine regularly publishes articles in history of Latin music (Max Salazar is among regular contributors), filling the gap in the fields such as history of Latin Jazz. Jazz commentator Scott Yanow gives credits to the magazine in the introduction to his book "Afro-Cuban Jazz".[4]

In 2009 the magazine ceased printing and will continue as an online publication only.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Erika Alexia Tsoukanelis (August 1, 2009). The Latin Music Scene: The Stars, the Fans, the Music. Enslow Publishers, Inc. p. 41. ISBN 978-0-7660-3399-3. Retrieved November 21, 2015. 
  2. ^ Silvio H. Alava (2007) "Spanish Harlem's Musical Legacy", ISBN 0-7385-5006-X, Foreword
  3. ^ " - Latin Beat Magazine - Latin Music Magazine". 
  4. ^ Yanow, Scott (2000). Afro-Cuban Jazz: Third Ear - the Essential Listening Companion. ISBN 0-87930-619-X.