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Ruben Rada

Skilled Uruguayan percussionist Ruben Rada got involved with music through the middle-’60s while playing in an organization known as El Kinto. While an adolescent, the musician (nicknamed Zapatito) became a member of a Punta del Este work called Sizzling Blowers and later on La Nueva Milonga. Known by his close friends and enthusiasts as Un Negro Rada, the vocalist/percussionist developed an experimental candombe, merging unusual instruments to the particular design and enriching it to the amount of today’s genre. Prominent music artists such as for example Milton Nascimento, Paul McCartney, Pablo Milanés, and Jon Anderson have already been captivated by his shows.

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