My students are currently reading Alma's book, Dancing with Cuba, as well as Ned's, Cuba and its Music. In a previous post I introduced Ned and his Postmamboist method of using music to understand history (and vice versa). You can read my own review of these two essential books (along with a few others on Cuban music) here.
Kicking off the conversation, Ned made the mistake of starting with one of his favorite lines (and he meant it as a compliment):
Not missing a beat, Alma shot back with a smirk: