Cuban Specialist in African Music
Los Angeles, CA - May 3, 2000 - California State University, Los Angeles Music Department, School of Arts and Letters and Latin American Studies program to present Dr. Olavo AlÃ©n Rodriguez, director of the Instituto de Investigacion y Desarollo de la Musica Cubana in La Havana, Cuba. Dr. Ochoa will present a lecture on "Contemporary Trends in Afro-Cuban Music."
Dr. Rodriguez has contributed articles to The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (England), Diccionario Enciclopedico de la MÃºsica EspaÃ±ola e Hispanoamericana (Spain) and Musik in Geschicte und Gegenwart-MGG (Germany).
He is also author of the book De lo Afro-Cubano a la Salsa. Dr. Rodriguez is considered the leading authority on Cuban music in the World.
Lecture: "Contemporary Trends in Afro-Cuban Music"
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