Site Credits

American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music was created by EMP Museum and the University of Washington.
It was organized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.
The exhibition, its national tour, and related programs are made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund.


The exhibition and this website are organized in collaboration with the following guest curators:

Marisol Berríos Miranda, Ph.D. Ethnomusicology, University of Washington

Shannon Dudley, Ph.D. Ethnomusicology, University of Washington

Michelle Habell-Pallán, Ph.D. Women Studies, University of Washington

Robert Carroll, Ph.C. University of Washington

Francisco Orozco, Ph.C. University of Washington

Jasen Emmons, Director of Curatorial Affairs, Experience Music Project

Curators’ Biographies (PDF)


Project Director for Website
Evelyn Figueroa

SITES Project Team

Frederica R. Adelman, Steve Arnold, Alexandra Charleston, Allen Crawford, Heather Foster Shelton,
Teresa Gionis, Ajith Gunaratne, Shavonne Harding, Lynn Kawaratani, Patsy Ann Rasmussen, Jennifer Schommer,
Andrea Stevens, Michelle Torres-Carmona, Aoife Toomey, Laurie Trippett


Website Design and Development

Interactive Knowledge, Inc.

Executive Producer
Tim Songer

Producer / Lead Designer
Lou Kinard

Lead Programmer
Brent Dunn

Assistant Producer / Designer
Allison Wolf Wright

Eric Veal, Andrew Martin

Maxwell George

Mark McCallum

Flash Developer for the Mixer
Scott Herrick

Mixer Audio
Mike Mitschele


Website Spanish Translations
Evelyn Figueroa

Spanish Language Editors
Kati Anderson
Guillermo A. Belt


Copyrights and Licenses
Universal Media


Smithsonian Website Collaborators

Office of the Chief Information Officer
Office of the General Counsel
Rosalind Kennedy
Eryn Starun
Smithsonian Folkways
Smithsonian Latino Center


Special thanks to the following individuals and organization for their contribution to this project:

The Avant Guardian/Allography
Arhoolie Records
Celia Cruz State/Omer Pardillo Cid
Comunicad, Inc.
Willie Colón
Frank Driggs Collection
Bavi García
Getty Images
Mark Guerrero
Herman Leonard Photography, LLC/CTSIMAGES
Johan Kugelberg
Library of Congress
The Latin Recording Academy
Bill Millet
Ruben Molina
Robert Paterson, NMAI
Rick J. Pelazara, NMAI
Carol Petersen
Jim Rapp
Max Salazar Collection
Abel Sánchez
The Santana family
Jorge Santana
University of California Santa Barbara
Texas Tornados
Los Tigres del Norte Foundation
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Baron Wolman