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Sabu Martinez

Louis “Sabu” Martinez was probably one of the most prolific conga players in the annals of Afro-Cuban music. Furthermore to his personal albums, Martinez documented with such important jazz music artists as Dizzy Gillespie, Horace Metallic, Friend DeFranco, J.J. Johnson, Louis Bellson, Artwork Farmer, and Artwork Blakey, and jazz vocalists …

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Machito

Machito played an enormous role in the annals of Latin jazz, for his rings from the 1940s were most likely the first to attain a fusion of powerful Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz improvisation. At its roaring greatest, the band acquired a hard-charging audio, packed with jostling, hyperactive bongos and congas …

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Los Van Van

Los Vehicle Vehicle are probably one of the most essential and influential rings in the annals of 20th hundred years Cuban pop music. Although 1990s had been pervaded by organizations that combined folkloric and traditional music using the musical tendencies of your day, and the start of the 21st hundred …

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Glen Velez

Glen Velez, a Texan of Mexican origin, is among the most excellent living percussionists. His device is the body drum, the roots of which could be tracked back as soon as historic Mesopotamia. Velez not merely plays the body drum, he examined its rich background and manifold uses being a …

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Tumbaito

Created in London in 1994 by Williams Cumberbache (b. 18 Might 1966, Caracas, Venezuela; percussion), Tumbaito quickly founded themselves among the leading rings in Britain’s growing Latin/salsa dance picture. Based throughout the nucleus of Cumberbache, Nico Gomez (b. 20 Sept 1964, Fine, France; bass, vocals) and Nestor Garcia (b. 12 …

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Francisco Aguabella

Drummer/percussionist Francisco Aguabella emigrated to NEW YORK from his indigenous Matanzas, Cuba — where African music was a custom — in 1957. He implemented a long type of Cuban drummers who produced their mark in the us: Chano Pozo, Patato Valdez, Candido, and Mongo Santamaria. Aguabella’s music fuses traditional African …

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Eddie Palmieri

Eddie Palmieri is among the primary Latin jazz pianists, blessed with a method that fuses such ubiquitous jazz affects as the varieties of Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, and McCoy Tyner right into a Latin framework. No purist, he in addition has shown a pleasant willingness to test out fusions of …

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Fantcha

A protege of the fantastic Cape Verdean vocalist Cesaria Evora, Fantcha (blessed:Francelina Durao Almerida) is among the most effective of Cape Verde ‘s youthful torch singers. Her record, Criolina, documented in Portugal and released in 1998, was a global strike. Fantcha, whose two brothers performed electric guitar and cavaquinhos, shown …

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Caridad Cuervo

Using the death of Caridad Cuervo, in December 1998, Cuba’s lost among its best-loved vocalists. A prodigy of important Cuban songstress Celia Cruz, Cuervo experienced attracted international interest as a presented vocalist in the Tropicana Golf club in Havana through the 1950s and early-60s. Cuervo was incredibly active before end …

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Club Musical Oriente Cubano

Though from the sure bet they wouldn’t have enjoyed such wide distribution before the success from the Buena Vista Social Club, Santiago de Cuba’s Club Musical Oriente Cubano isn’t just a crossover act. Composed of a music group of music artists who’d been playing for many years, the group included …

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