Max Salazar

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Max Salazar (April 17, 1932 – September 19, 2010) was an American musicologist specializing in the history of Latin music.

His 2002 book "Mambo Kingdom: Latin Music In New York" (ISBN 0825672775) contains a number of articles about the Mambo legend Tito Puente and over 200 other dance articles for the Village Voice, Latin Times, Billboard, etc.[1]

He was a senior editor of the Latin Beat Magazine and the contributing editor of the Impacto magazine. He was a lecturer at the UCLA, Smithsonian Institution and several colleges.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Max Salazar on TITO PUENTE - Entrevista", by Joe Hernandez Latin Beat Magazine, April 2002

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