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Tokyo Cuban Boys

The Latin American dance craze from the 1940s spread to Japan through the playing of Tokyo Cuban Boys. Greater than a half a hundred years later on, the 19-piece is constantly on the inspire dancing using their mixture of mambos, boleros, and cha cha chas.

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Tito Rodriguez

Multi-instrumentalist Tito Rodriguez played a significant role in Brand-new York’s thriving Latin dance picture from the 1950s and ’60s. His expressive playing was a significant factor in the achievement of his sibling Johnny Rodriguez’s music group. A indigenous of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Rodriguez shown his abilities at an extremely …

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Africando

Africando represents a cross-cultural cooperation between top-ranked, New York-based, Latin music artists and African vocalists. While lyrics are sung in Yoruba, Wolof, Mandigo and French, the group’s sizzling-hot dance rhythms mix traditional mambo, Cuban kid and mandigo customs. Africando was drawn jointly by companies Ibrahima Sylba and Boncana Maiga. The …

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Miguelito Valdés

During a lot more than five decades of carrying out, the vocal innovations of Miguelito Valdes produced him among Latin music’s most popular artists. He began performing in 1927 having a few amateur organizations, then made the decision music was his profession while in Panama through the early ’30s. In …

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Ricardo Ray

Ray organized his octet in 1963. He was regarded a virtuoso pianist, music arranger, and composer, whose music group enjoyed tremendous sketching power and was one of the better retailers in the ’60s and ’70s.

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Ricardo Lemvo

The rumba continues to be backwards and forwards over the Atlantic normally as ships can make it, but Ricardo Lemvo has added a fresh touch, bringing himself over from Zaire to try out the mixture of Cuban and Western world African sounds in the U.S. Delivered in Kinshasa, the administrative …

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Rolando Laserie

b. 27 August 1923, Santa Clara, Cuba, d. 22 November 1998, Coral Gables, Florida, USA. As a man Laserie analyzed percussion before shifting to Cuba’s capital, Havana. There he performed timbales with La Banda Gigante, whose vocalist was the mentioned Cuban vocalist Beny Moré. He also discovered engagements on Radio …

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La Lupe

Vocalist La Lupe (given birth to Guadalupe Victoria Yoli Raymond) became involved with music while finishing instructor training, performing reside in different open public areas. In 1962, the musician, also called La Yiyiyi, resolved in NY, obtaining along with percussionist Mongo Santamaría and producing a record known as Mongo Introduces …

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Beny Moré

Beny Moré is the foremost singer of well-known music Cuba has ever produced. Believe Frank Sinatra or Nat Ruler Cole and you will get a concept of how he’s recognized in Cuba, and exactly how he ought to be deemed elsewhere. Within the almost half hundred years since his loss …

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Xavier Cugat

Appreciated for his highly commercial method of pop music, Xavier Cugat (delivered Francisco de Asis Javier Cugat Mingall de Cru y Deulofeo) produced a much greater mark among the pioneers of Latin American dance music. During his eight-decade-long profession, Cugat helped to popularize the tango, the cha-cha, the mambo, as …

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