Educator, historian, writer, Basilio Serrano is the author Juan Tizol, His Caravan Through American Life and Culture (Xlibris, 2012); Puerto Rican Pioneers in Jazz, 1900-1939, Bomba Beats to Latin Jazz (IUniverse, 2015) and Puerto Rican Women from the Jazz Age - Stories of Success (AuthorHouse, 2019). Also, he is a faculty member at Brooklyn College and the State University at Old Westbury.
Great article, thank you for a history that most Boricuas are unaware of.
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