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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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Felix Chappottin

An associate of Cuba’s most widely used band from the 1920s and ’30s, Septeto Habanero, Felix Chappottin continued to inspire Afro-Cuban music along with his sweet-toned trumpet taking part in for a lot more than 6 decades. Inheriting the management of Afro-Cuban tres guitarist Arsenio Rodriguez’s big music group, who …

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Chano Pozo

Chano Pozo played a significant role within the founding of Latin jazz, that was essentially an assortment of bebop and Cuban folk music. He obtained his musical history from Cuban spiritual cults. After shifting to NY in 1947, he fulfilled Dizzy Gillespie who enthusiastically added him to his bebop big …

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Frank Emilio Flynn

When Cuban pianist Francisco Emilio Flynn Rodriguez was created in 1921, forceps damaged his eyesight during delivery, eventually leading to total blindness simply by his late teenagers. At age 13, Flynn participated in and earned an amateur competition, starting his profession shortly thereafter within a danzon orchestra (playing a kind …

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¡Cubanismo!

¡Cubanismo! certainly provides good timing. Launching their first record right before the seminal globe music achievement of Buena Vista Public Club, these were poised to produce a genuine impact making use of their melodic Cuban music that held its roots solid but additionally reached outward using a rhythmic kick and …

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Klazz Brothers

German music artists Tobias Forster (piano) and Kilian Forster (bass) will be the Klazz Brothers. On a journey to Cuba, the brothers fell deeply in love with Cuban music. Following a casual ending up in people of Compay Segundo’s music group, the brothers sensed the popular traditional pieces they often …

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Ibrahim Ferrer

With the launch from the Grammy-winning album Buena Vista Social Club and an acclaimed documentary of the same name, Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer vaulted from obscurity and poverty to international fame within the twilight of his life. He was created Feb 20, 1927, when his mom proceeded to go into …

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Paquito D’Rivera

Cuba-born and New York-based saxophonist and clarinet player Paquito D’Rivera provides balanced a profession in Latin jazz with commissions being a traditional composer and appearances with symphony orchestras. Classical NJ composed, “Whether playing Bach or post-bop, D’Rivera’s mastery from the equipment and [his] expressive ability is definitely unquestionable.” D’Rivera inherited …

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Alfredo de la Fé

The violin continues to be transformed into a significant sound of salsa and Latin music by Cuban-born and Colombia-based violinist Alfredo de la Fe. The very first solo violinist to execute using a salsa orchestra, de la Fe provides toured the planet a lot more than 30 situations, showing up …

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Alfredo Rodriguez

A comparatively early person in a motion of Cuban jazz players into NY, Alfredo Rodriguez was created close to Havana in 1936, where he mainly been trained in classical music and People from france. In 1960, he relocated to Manhattan, where he spent a while learning jazz under Albert Dailey …

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