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The full spectral range of Latin American music — from traditional to contemporary — continues to be explored by Los Angeles-based band, Huayucaltia. Mixing Andean folk music, jazz, traditional and nueva cancion (fresh music), Huayucaltia continually stretch the limitations of the repertoire. The recipients of the NAIRD (Country wide Association …

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Jack Costanzo

A premier percussionist and something from the few to emphasize bongos over congas, Jack port Costanzo taught himself both bongos and congas, and produced three trips to Havana within the ’40s to understand Afro-Cuban rhythms. He toured and performed with Stan Kenton in 1947 and 1948, after that caused Nat …

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The Latin Jazz Quintet

The Latin Jazz Quintet had an odd history. The short-lived group, which acquired a substantial amount of turnover during its lifestyle, is normally today best-known for just two periods (one for New Jazz and a far more obscure established for United Performers) where it was joined up with by Eric …

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A significant pop star in Brazil in the ’70s and ’80s, Gonzaguinha was the son from the well-known Luiz Gonzaga, who did a lot more than one to popularize the accordion-minded design referred to as forro. Gonzaga performed as crucial a job in the introduction of forro as Joao Gilberto …

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