Irving Fields

Loving What You Do - 101-Years Young Composer Irving Fields

Irving Fields, Composer Who Infused Songs With Latin Rhythms. . .
By JOSEPH BERGERAUG. 22, 2016

There was a time in the middle of the last century when piano-playing children in certain quarters of the Bronx and Brooklyn were often asked to entertain guests with a song called “Miami Beach Rhumba,” an improbable combination of zesty Latin dance rhythms and musical inflections born of the shtetls and ghettos of Eastern Europe.

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