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Afrocubism

Afrocubism is a collective of Cuban and Malian music artists brought together by Globe Circuit Records maker Nick Yellow metal. Gold’s unique idea in the 1990s was to enlist Cuban music artists, Ry Cooder, Malian ngoni get better at Bassekou Kouyate, and electrical guitarist Djelimady Tounkara. Because of visa snafus, …

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Los Cojolites

Los Cojolites certainly are a music group of contemporary soneros from Veracruz, Mexico. Founded in 1997 like a workshop in local dance, poetry, as well as the music referred to as boy jarocho, they ultimately gelled right into a documenting device. Their music proceeds a four-century custom. Boy jarocho melds …

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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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Radio Mundial

A collective venture located in NEW YORK, Radio Mundial was founded in the past due 90s by vocalist and guitarist Jean Shepherd, who’s of Puerto Rican and Peruvian descent, and DJ and maker Alexi Delano, whose origins are Chilean and Swedish. They produced two effective singles on RX Information and …

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Wayne Gorbea

Worldbeat musician Wayne Gorbea styles African-oriented stylings inside Cuban traditional music for a fantastic musical vibe to complement famous brands mainstream Cuban hard hitters. With a solid trombone section, Gorbea demonstrates various types of Latin-tinged looks for dance music and globe music as well and his utter structure was captured …

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Doris Lavin

Cuban singer Doris Lavin was hailed by Cuban trumpeter Lázaro Herrera among the timeless Soneras to sing salsa, putting her in such vaulted company as Celia Cruz and La Lupe. After creating herself as an in-demand vocalist in Cuba, Lavin relocated to Italy in 1996, which do nothing to reduce …

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Manuel “El Guajiro” Mirabal

b. Luis Mañuel Mirabal Vazquez, 5 Might 1933, Melena del Sur, Havana, Cuba. His dad was musical movie director of the municipal band so that as a kid Mirabal performed various equipment before focusing on the trumpet at age 11. By his past due teenagers he was sufficiently qualified to …

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Sierra Maestra

Havana-based group Sierra Maestra is among the foremost bands carrying out the Cuban kid style, which appreciated its elevation of popularity within the ’20s and ’30s. Though kid experienced significant revival and restored worldwide interest because of the past due-’90s Buena Vista Public Club sensation, Sierra Maestra provided the music …

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The Cuban Cowboys

Mixing components of the Pixies, Tom Waits, Los Lobos, as well as the Buena Vista Interpersonal Club right into a powerful blend of alternate Latin surf rock, Brooklyn’s Cuban Cowboys were shaped in 2000 by singer, guitarist, and Miami indigenous Jorge Navarro (aka Hialeah Jorge), guitarist Luca Benedetti, bassist Madelyn …

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Buena Vista Social Club

Less a music group than an assemblage of a few of Cuba’s most renowned music forces, Buena Vista Sociable Club’s origins lay with noted American guitarist Ry Cooder, who also in 1996 traveled to Havana to search out several legendary local music artists whose performing professions had largely ended years …

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