Tim Storhoff

Musicologist and Arts Administrator

Harmony & Normalization: U.S.-Cuban Musical Diplomacy in the Obama Years


Use the links below to access streaming playlists of the music discussed in the book.


OFAC Cuba Resource Center on the U.S. Department of Treasury website
FolkCuba Photos

Chapter 1

Arturo Sandoval and Dizzy Gillespie in 1985 (Clip from A Night in Havana)
Audioslave: Live in Cuba film preview

Chapter 2

Paz Sin Fronteras/Peace Without Borders concert clips Full Concert
Orishas Performance
Juanes Closing Set
13 Million Voices film trailer
 Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2010 visit to Cuba Behind the Scenes in Cuba Part 1
Behind the Scenes in Cuba Part 2
Live in Cuba album (Google, Spotify, Amazon, iTunes)
 Tania León Interview – Composer portrait
Interview – “Alma”
 Jay-Z’s response to criticism of his Cuba visit  “Open Letter”
CNN Story on Jay-Z controversy
 Voices from the Heart Voices from the Heart Cuba fundraising video

Chapter 3

National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba audience Q&A clip

Chapter 4

Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra Cuba: The Conversation Continues album (Google, Spotify, Amazon, iTunes)

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Give Me Future documentary (available exclusively on Apple Music)
Musicians Across the Straits photos


New York Times documentary on sonic attacks in Cuba View on New York Times
Opening performances of the Kennedy Center’s “Artes de Cuba” festival View on YouTube

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