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Sue Miller – Cuban Flute Improviser, Writer & Academic

Publications

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

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Below is a selection of my current publications: an academic CV lisitng a complete list is available on request.

Books

  • Cuban Flute Style: Interpretation and Improvisation, Scarecrow Press 2014.
  • Improvising Sabor: Cuban Dance Music in New York,  University Press of Mississippi: forthcoming 2021

Chapters in Books

  • ‘Activating Improvisational Creativity in the Performance of ‘World’ and ‘Popular’ Music’ in Burnard, P. and Haddon E., (eds) 2014 Activating Diverse Creativities for Changing Higher Music Education: Contemporary Research and Practices  (Bloomsbury).
  • ‘Latin Gainsbourg and the Parisian Nightclub Scene.’ A commissioned book chapter in a volume on the music of Serge Gainsbourg: Olivier Julien & Olivier Bourderionnet (eds). Serge G.: An International Perspective on Serge Gainsbourg. London & New York: Bloomsbury, 2021.
  • ‘Cuban Son’ in The Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World (EPMOW): Part 3 Genres (Caribbean and Latin American genres). Bloomsbury 2014
  • ‘Música Guajira’  in The Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World (EPMOW): Part 3 Genres (Caribbean and Latin American genres). Bloomsbury 2014

Journal Articles

Peer Reviewed:

  • ‘Pacheco and Charanga: Imitation, Innovation and Cultural Appropriation in the Típico Tradition of New York City’ accepted for publication by Latin American Music Review, Spring 2020.
  • ‘Perceptions of Authenticity in the Performance of Cuban Popular Music in the UK: ‘globalised incuriosity’ in the promotion and reception of UK-based Charanga del Norte’s music since 1998’ Journal of European Popular Culture, June 2013.

Specialist:

  • ‘The Charanga Flute Players of Cuba’, PAN, the Journal of the British Flute Society, Vol. 27  (2), (June 2008), 45-51
  • ‘Cuba’s Charanga flute style’, PAN, the Journal of the British Flute Society, Vol. 22 (1), (March 2003),  22-25
  • ‘The Cuban Charanga’ and ‘Interview with Richard Egües’, PAN, the Journal of the British Flute Society, Vol. 19 (4), (December 2000), 46-53

 

Recordings

SUE MILLER AND HER CHARANGA DEL NORTE, Pachanga Time (CDN00CD14, 2020)

SUE MILLER AND HER CHARANGA DEL NORTE, Charanga Time (CDN00CD12, 2017)

SUE MILLER AND HER CHARANGA DEL NORTE, Atilana (CDN00CD11, 2015)

CHARANGA DEL NORTE,  Our Mam in Havana  (CDN00CD09, 2008)

SUE MILLER AND HER CHARANGA DEL NORTE, Look Back in Charanga (CDN00CD10, 2010)

Previous Charanga del Norte recordings featuring my compositions, arrangements and performances (flute and vocal) have been used on the following commercial compilations:

The Essential Guide to Salsa (Union Square Records, 2005 and re-issued 2012 ) ESGCD303

Everybody Salsa Volume 1 (Avid Records, BMG, 1998)  AVC 636

Everybody Salsa Volume 2 (Avid Records, BMG, 1999)  AVC 677

A full list of publications  is available on request