Jocelyne Guilbault is Professor of Music at the University of California, Berkeley, and coauthor of Roy Cape: A Life on the Calypso and Soca Bandstand, also published by Duke University Press.
Timothy Rommen is Davidson Kennedy Professor in the College and Professor of Music and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and author of Funky Nassau: Roots, Routes, and Representation in Bahamian Popular Music.
Prologue / Steven Feld 1
Introduction. The Political Economy of Music and Sound: Case Studies in the Caribbean Tourism Industry / Jocelyn Guilbault and Timothy Rommen 9
1. It Sounds Better in the Bahamas: Musicians, Management, and the Markets in Nassau's All-Inclusive Hotels / Timothy Rommen 41
2. Touristic Rhythms: The Club Remix / Jerome Camal 77
3. Listening for Noise: Seeking Disturbing Sounds in Tourist Spaces / Susan Harewood 108
4. All-Inclusive Resorts in Sint Maarten and Our Common Decolonial State: On Butterflies That Are Caterpillars Still in Chrysalis / Francio Guadeloupe and Jordi Halfman 134
5. Sound Management: Listening to Sandals Halcyon in Saint Lucia / Jocelyne Cuilbault 161
Epilogue. The Political Economy of Music and Sound / Percy C. Hintzen 193
Paper ISBN: 978-1-4780-0488-2
Cloth ISBN: 978-1-4780-0428-8